Spanish broom: Stems often leafless, round in cross-section, finely ridged, glabrous. Leaves simple, sparse, ephemeral, linear to elliptic or lanceolate, 10-30 mm long. Upper surfaces glabrous. Lower surfaces covered with flattened short hairs. Stipules lacking.

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The flower buds and flowers of Cytisus scoparius have been used as a salad ingredient, raw or pickled, and were a popular ingredient for salmagundi or grand sallet during the 17th and 18th century. There are now concerns about the toxicity of broom, with potential effects on the heart and problems during pregnancy.[citation needed]

Stud finders are very helpful.  The most basic model works with drywall walls fastened to either wood or metal studs just fine.  For plaster walls a “deep scan” model works fine in an old home like mine.  Slightly higher end models will also find live electrical circuits.  I recommend one of these.  Just keep in mind that stud finders measure a relative change in density.  As such it alarms when you reach the edge of a stud, not the middle.  You have to make 2 marks on the wall, (or ceiling), one for each edge.  When you do this you will notice that they are about 1.5 inches apart, and the stud is between these 2 points.

Meanwhile, back in Europe, the birch or besom broom industry, as it was called, had prospered since Saxon times in the sandy heath areas of south-east England, where the birch grows profusely. Known as Besom Squires, the craftsmen were numerous along the Surrey-Sussex border, and they employed assistants who worked individually in the coppices. The brooms were made of birch twigs attached to a handle of ash, hazel or chestnut.

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By about 1810, the sorghum used in brooms, had acquired a new name, Broom Corn, as the British called all seed bearing plants, corn. The sorghum also looks similar to the sweet corn plant, and its tassel had become the broom material still used in quality brooms today.

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With the advent of the broom machine and the Shaker design, broom-making’s popularity spread rapidly across the United States, reaching its apex around 1850 when more than 1 million brooms were being constructed each year in Massachusetts alone, and being sold as far away as South America.