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Dyer's Broom

Genista tinctoria

Dyer's Broom gives the same bright yellows that weld produces, although it contains less dye stuff than weld.  Broom is a shrub, taking longer to produce dyes than the annual/biennial weld.

Dyer's Broom seeds and stems have been found in archaeological sites in 9th-11th century York.

John Gerard 1597 Genista
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