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Plant Form: Erect shrub.
Size: Up to 3 m tall.
Stem: Hairy, ribbed.
Leaves: Divided into three egg-shaped leaflets, each up to 25 mm long, sparsely hairy or hairless, on short stalks.
Flowers: Several yellow pea-flowers 8-13 mm long in a grouping, on stalks 2-4 mm long.
Fruit and Seeds: Pods up to 3 cm long, densely hairy. With 6-7 seeds per pod, which are slightly compressed, shiny-black, with small tan covering.
Habitat: Roadsides, paddocks, disturbed areas, old gardens.
Distinguishing Features: Leaflets wider and pods have more seeds than in Flaxleaf broom (Genista linifolia).