Common Laburnum (Laburnum anagyroides)

Laburnum anagyroides

Also known as: Golden Chain

Native: Central and southern Europe

Location: Widely cultivated for ornament throughout Europe and naturalised in some places.


Leaves are rather downy on undersides.


Laburnum anagyroides

Flowers open in May, each about 2.5cm.


Laburnum anagyroides

Seed pods are 5-7.5cm and similar to those of Scotch Laburnum (Laburnum alpinum) but with a thickened edge.