A thorny evergreen shrub (Ulex Europæus), with beautiful yellow flowers, very common upon the plains and hills of Great Britain; -- called also gorse, and whin. The dwarf furze is Ulex nanus.
thorny ground shrub
Also known as gorse or whin. A druid Sacred tree, whose flowers were associated with the Spring Equinox.
very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe
A dark evergreen shrub found on wastelands