Definition of Spanish broom in English:

Spanish broom

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  • A Mediterranean broom with fragrant yellow flowers and almost leafless stems which were formerly used in basketry.
    • Spartium junceum, family Leguminosae
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    • Mowing is effective in controlling Spanish broom if it is followed by herbicide application.
    • Beginning in the late 1930s, Spanish broom was planted along mountain highways in southern California.
    • As you have observed, the Spanish broom becomes quite large and is often not given a large enough planting site.

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