Plant ID forum: Help in ID of his beautiful yellow flowering plant.

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Name: Paul
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Paul2032
Apr 27, 2012 7:48 AM CST
I spotted this blooming heavily in a neighborhood garden. You can barely see the foliage for the bloom. It is an early spring bloomer here. Any idea?




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Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
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chelle
Apr 27, 2012 8:29 AM CST
I think it's a type of Broom, though it's difficult to tell which one.

Does it have a nice fragrance?
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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
Grandchildren are my greatest joy.
Charter ATP Member Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Echinacea Vegetable Grower Hybridizer
Tomato Heads Garden Photography Birds Cut Flowers Foliage Fan Plays in the sandbox
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Paul2032
Apr 27, 2012 8:37 AM CST
I will have to check for fragrance. It is very prone......
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b
I'm always on my way out the door..
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Forum moderator Garden Sages Garden Ideas: Master Level Dog Lover Cottage Gardener
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chelle
Apr 27, 2012 8:47 AM CST


Try Genista pilosa, or Creeping Broom.

http://www.waterwiseplants.utah.gov/default.asp?p=PlantInfo&...

http://home.howstuffworks.com/creeping-broom.htm
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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
Grandchildren are my greatest joy.
Charter ATP Member Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Echinacea Vegetable Grower Hybridizer
Tomato Heads Garden Photography Birds Cut Flowers Foliage Fan Plays in the sandbox
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Paul2032
Apr 27, 2012 8:52 AM CST
That looks like it could be it. Interesting to me that the one link you gave me is waterwiseplants.utah as I am in Utah.
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b
I'm always on my way out the door..
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Forum moderator Garden Sages Garden Ideas: Master Level Dog Lover Cottage Gardener
Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Identifier Organic Gardener Keeps Horses Hummingbirder Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle
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chelle
Apr 27, 2012 9:30 AM CST
Thought it might help to see and explore what folks are planting in your area. Smiling
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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
Grandchildren are my greatest joy.
Charter ATP Member Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Echinacea Vegetable Grower Hybridizer
Tomato Heads Garden Photography Birds Cut Flowers Foliage Fan Plays in the sandbox
Image
Paul2032
Apr 27, 2012 9:35 AM CST
Many thanks.....I know the people whose garden I took the pictures in like water-wise plants.
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b
I'm always on my way out the door..
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Forum moderator Garden Sages Garden Ideas: Master Level Dog Lover Cottage Gardener
Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Identifier Organic Gardener Keeps Horses Hummingbirder Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle
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chelle
Apr 27, 2012 12:41 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.

It's a very pretty plant! Hurray!
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