Coronilla glauca L.


Genus: Coronilla

Catalan common name: Carolina.

Spanish common name: Coletuy. Coronilla. Lentejuela. Ruda inglesa.

Province distribution: Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Girona. Tarragona.

Distribution in the islands: Mallorca. Menorca.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Mediterranean

IUCN Category: LCLeast concern

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Nanophanerophyte.

Habitats: Oakforest. Garden plants. Pine wood and shrubland with rosemary and thyme garigue. Gardens and sometimes naturalizated.

Characteristics: A shrub form the Legume family with yellow flowers grouped in terminal clusters. Leaves are composite, imparipinnate, petiolated, without hairs and with a very evident Terminal mucro. The folioles have an obovate shape (egg shaped, but narrow at the base, not the tip.)