Scotch Broom

Scotch broom is in full bloom throughout the county, which gets people thinking, “Why isn’t anyone doing anything about it?” Scotch broom is on the Oregon Dept. of Agriculture’s noxious weed “B” list. This means that it is regionally abundant and a statewide management plan is not feasible. Basically, it is not a priority for control in our area. If you would like to tackle scotch broom yourself, there are several options. Click on the following links to find out more.

https://pnwhandbooks.org/weed/problem-weeds/broom-scotch-cytisus-scoparius-french-genista-monspessulana-portuguese-cytisus

https://www.nwcb.wa.gov/weeds/scotch-broom