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Listed as one of the worst invasive species by Unesco, gorse is considered the plant to kill, especially in southern hemisphere countries like Reunion, Chile, Australia or New Zealand that is also the nation that spends more money to fight against the invader. Because, and this has been proved, gorse are from Britain or Great Britain. Exported in distant lands by the sea here 100-200 years, their great adaptability they have made perfectly acclimatized to new environmental conditions. A little too well ...
and is still used but to a lesser extent - as fodder for horses and cows as all nitrogen-rich legumes, it was used in animal feed especially during World War II because the usual fodder was requisitioned. In the form of bundles, it was very popular with bakers to supply ovens for very heat. At Belle-Ile-en-Mer, it was the same office dryer, because with his spikes, it prevents the machine from blowing it over and perfumes!
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