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There is me thinking it's gorse and I hardly ever see a bee on it in my locale. Spoilt for choice.
 

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There is me thinking it's gorse and I hardly ever see a bee on it in my locale. Spoilt for choice.
I think it's gorse - too prickly to be broom
 

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My Cornish black bees were all over the Daphne today..... dizzy 12 degrees and sunny here in the
Greatgreygreenslimeymightytamarrivervalleyallsetaboutwithcovisiotisolatinglondonersecondhomeowners!
Chons da
 

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My Cornish black bees were all over the Daphne today..... dizzy 12 degrees and sunny here in the
Greatgreygreenslimeymightytamarrivervalleyallsetaboutwithcovisiotisolatinglondonersecondhomeowners!
Chons da
What a contrast in temps - 3 here and snow on the ground. IMG_20210123_110324.jpg
More snow forcasted tomorrow. IMG_20210123_110330.jpg
 

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Yes, it's Gorse. Plenty in flower here.
 

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Looks like normal yellow gorse, those tan/orange bits are like a casing.
 

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My Cornish black bees were all over the Daphne today..... dizzy 12 degrees and sunny here in the
Greatgreygreenslimeymightytamarrivervalleyallsetaboutwithcovisiotisolatinglondonersecondhomeowners!
Chons da
Whosoldthemthehomesinthefirstplace ;)
 

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Mark, this is broom, does look similar but blooms in May (might be April in your area!)
We have broom here on the hill it has two tone flowers, I don't think I have any photos.img_1607698324836.jpg
This is French broom it was flowering on the 23rd of November.

When the two tone broom flowers I'll get a photo.
 
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My Cornish black bees were all over the Daphne today..... dizzy 12 degrees and sunny here in the
Greatgreygreenslimeymightytamarrivervalleyallsetaboutwithcovisiotisolatinglondonersecondhomeowners!
Chons da
Glad it was over Daphne, not Shirley.
 

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