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Cytisus scoparius (Scotch broom)

Scotch Broom - Cytisus scoparius, is a sad story for BC. It's an invasive shrub that was introduced to Vancouver Island in 1850. Now it's found all over the island, and on the mainland, generally where soil has been disturbed. It can push out endemic plants.


Camera: Nikon F100
Date: Sunday, May 18th, 2003
Film: Fuji Velvia 50 (slide)
Focal Length: 105mm
Lens: 105mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Cytisus scoparius (Scotch broom)
Tag: flower
Larger image: 1318 x 1999
Raw image: 2488 x 3774

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