Spanish broom USDA PLANTS Symbol: SPJU2
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Shrub or Subshrub
Spartium junceum L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Fabales: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Synonym(s): weaver's broom
Native Range: Meditteranean region & Canary Islands (REHD);

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources

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Plant(s); Single bush
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Infestation; More invading bushes
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Young fruit
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); Flowers close-up
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (Californina)



Invasive Listing Sources:
California Invasive Plant Council
Faith Campbell, 1998
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
John Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Survey of TNC Preserves, 1995.
Native Plant Society of Oregon, 2008
Reichard, Sarah. 1994.  Assessing the potential of invasiveness in woody plants introduced in North America. University of Washington Ph.D. dissertation.