Exotic Pest Reporting
Utah State University Archive, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius) is an invasive plant. It is a native of Europe and was first detected in Oregon in 1998.
Scotch broom shrub has become an invasive species throughout the Pacific Northwest, where it competes with native plants and forms dense stands that are difficult to manage and remove.
Summaries of State Plant Protection Laws and Regulations
03/17/2020 - Editorial: Time to get serious about broom busting
07/09/2019 - June Weed of the Month: Scotch broom
05/08/2019 - Effort to control Scotch broom also spurs job growth
04/25/2019 - Effort to control Scotch Broom also spurs job growth
03/21/2019 - North Cowichan asked to help deal with Scotch broom
03/21/2019 - Scotch Broom: The King of the Invasive Species
09/21/2018 - Beauty can be a noxious beast
07/24/2017 - Ask a Master Gardener: Sweeping out the broom