How to Pronounce gorse?

Correct pronunciation for the word "gorse" is [ɡˈɔːs], [ɡˈɔːs], [ɡ_ˈɔː_s].

"Gorse" in context

Gorse is an evergreen shrub that grows in temperate climates and is normally found within Europe. It is a very tough plant, able to survive in difficult habitats, such as poor soils or areas with high exposure to wind and salt. In turn it proves very difficult to eradicate as it has deep roots and long-lasting seeds.

Gorse is a very common sight in habitats such as moorland, as it thrives in the damp, low-nutrient, open land providing excellent ground cover. It does however suppress the growth of some other native species, such as grasses, rushes and heathers.


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