Taxon  Report   8395 
Ulex europaeus  L.
common gorse,  gorse
Ulex europaeus, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).
 

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Ulex europaeus
© 2006 David A. Tharp
Ulex europaeus
© 2001 CDFA
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Ulex
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Ulex europaea
 Information about  Ulex europaeus  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ULEU)

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FEIS: DISTRIBUTION AND OCCURRENCE:  "Gorse was introduced as an ornamental in Oregon in the late 19th century, and has since spread widely in coastal areas from California to British Columbia"

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 20, 2014).

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