lat. Spartium junceum
hrv. Brnistra

Spanish broom or weaver’s broom, is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae.

History and Origin

This species is native to the Mediterranean in southern Europe, southwest Asia and some parts of  northwest Africa. It is found in sunny sites, usually on dry, sandy soils.


The plant is used as an ornamental plant in gardens and in landscape plantings. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit.