Definition of Needle furze
1. Noun. Prickly yellow-flowered shrub of the moors of New England and Europe.
Generic synonyms: Broom
Group relationships: Genista, Genus Genista
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Literary usage of Needle furze
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1. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
"needle furze or petty whin, growing on Hampstead Heath, flowers of pale yellow. 6. Scorpion furze, a stranger in England. Mark. directs that where land is ..."
2. The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall, in the by Shuttleworth family, John Harland (1857)
"needle furze or petty whin, growing on Hampstead Heath, flowers of pale yellow. 6. Scorpion furze, a stranger in England. Mark, directs that where land is ..."
3. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1907)
"... needle-furze, etc., which may be treated like broom, but are never so troublesome here as on the Continent. c. Wild Briar (Rosa). ..."