Dyer's Greenweed

Genista tinctoria

Common Name:
Dyer's Greenweed
Scientific Name:
Genista tinctoria
Rank:
Dicots
Division:
Flowering Plants
Family (Vernacular):
vetch and pea family
Family (Scientific):
Fabaceae
Longevity:
Perennial
Status1:
Native
Soil Moisture:
Damp-Wet
Star Rating:
Flowering:
Jul - Sep
Height:
20 - 30cm

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Species Description

Dyer's Greenweed is a native perennial herb which grows 20-30 cm in height and flowers between July and September. Although still widespread, it has declined considerably since the 1940s through the loss of old pastures and is now a scarce species in many counties.