Broom Sprig Fructed §
A branch of the broom plant with its seed pods.
Default orientation: pods to chief. Proper coloration: vert.
A sprig of broom was used as a badge by the Plantagenet kings of England, whose name is derived from the Latin term for broom, “planta genista.”
Source: Heraldic Badges. Artist: Unknown. (From page 171.) Adapted from Prince Arthur's Book.