Cytisus purpureus
Laburnum La*bur"num, n. [L.] (Bot.) A small leguminous tree ({Cytisus Laburnum}), native of the Alps. The plant is reputed to be poisonous, esp. the bark and seeds. It has handsome racemes of yellow blossoms. [1913 Webster]

Note: Scotch laburnum ({Cytisus alpinus}) is similar, but has smooth leaves; purple laburnum is {Cytisus purpureus}. [1913 Webster]


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