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Scientific Name: Argyrocytisus battandieri
Pronunciation: ar-gy-roh-SIT-ih-sus bat-AN-dee-er-ee
Common Name: atlas broom, pineapple broom
Family Name: Fabaceae
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Key ID Features: Leaves silver-gray, trifoliate, pubescent; florets in cone-shaped, terminal racemes, pineapple-scented, deep yellow.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:3 - 5m
Spread:4 - 5m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Africa (Morocco)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant
Additional Info: Google
atlas broom, pineapple broom
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Compound Leaf: Trifoliate (ternate)
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Ovate
Apices: Rounded
Bases: Acute
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Yellow
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug

Fruit Type: Legume
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Bark Morphology: Lightly fissured
Bark or Stem Colour: Grey, Brown
Organ Modifications: Root nodules (N-fixing)

Pest Susceptibility: Drought resistant
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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