A bushy yellow-flowered Eurasian plant of the pea family, which has become naturalized in North America. The flowers were formerly used to make a yellow or green dye.
- Genista tinctoria, family Leguminosae.
- A visit to the reserve in the summer is recommended as this is when the grassland flowers are at their best, including dyer's greenweed, pepper-saxifrage, oxeye daisy and corky-fruited water-dropwort.
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