Cytisus multiflorus

Family Fabaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised [National Environmental Alert List]
Common namesPortuguese Broom, White Broom, White Spanish Broom
SynonymsCytisus albus Link; Cytisus lusitanicus Font Quer ex Willk.; Genista alba Lam.; Spartium multiflorum Aiton
Growth formShrub
Seed dispersal morphologyBallistic
Maximum height (m)4
Capable of vegetative reproductionInformation unavailable
Native rangeAsia, south western Europe
Exotic range (Australia)VIC
Exotic range (other)Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America
Habitat types (exotic)Bushland, Disturbed areas (including trails), Forest, Riparian systems, Roadsides, Scrublands/shrublands, Wastelands
Soil type (exotic)Information unavailable
Decade of introduction1810

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Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 301814181626232716
RCP 8.5 2035 301814181426232716
RCP 8.5 2065 301814181426232516

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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