Melilotus officinalis, known as the yellow sweet clover, yellow melilot, ribbed melilot or common melilot is a species of legume native to Eurasia and introduced in North America, Africa and Australia. These days they bloom almost everywhere — in the birch grove undergrowth, in the garden or at the corner of the house.
|Yellow clover undergrowth. (© 2011 LightColourShade. All rights reserved)|
|Yellow clover flowers in the grove close-up|
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|Yellow clover flowers close-up. (© Light Colour Shade. All rights reserved)|
|Yellow clover close-up. (© 2011 Light Colour Shade. All rights reserved)|
Sweet Easter broom, Genista spachiana or Cytisus spachianus is a broom native to the Canary Islands, on La Palma and Tenerife.
|Sweet Easter broom|
After having taken the shot I found out that a tiny spider came into view.
|Sweet Easter broom close-up|
I discovered that butcher's broom shrubs grow in the garden. It's a medicinal plant, since Butcher's broom tightens blood vessels and capillaries, it’s a good natural remedy for varicose veins. It enhances blood flow to the brain, legs, and hands, improves circulation, and is used to relieve constipation and water retention.
|Butcher's broom (Ruscus aculeatus) berries|
|Butcher's broom berries|