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Cytisus scoparius
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Species description or overview

Information about Cytisus scoparius from IUCN's ISSG/GISD
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Cytisus scoparius description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Cytisus scoparius as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Cytisus scoparius
Nomenclatural information about Cytisus scoparius is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Cytisus scoparius information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cytisus scoparius--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Cytisus scoparius information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Cytisus scoparius, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Cytisus scoparius
Nomenclatural information about Cytisus scoparius is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Cytisus scoparius (Fabaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Cytisus scoparius as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Cytisus scoparius impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Cytisus scoparius as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Cytisus scoparius management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Cytisus scoparius as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Images of Cytisus scoparius (Fabaceae) (Scotch broom)
Links to high-resolution free images of Cytisus scoparius (Fabaceae) (Scotch broom) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Cytisus scoparius information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cytisus scoparius in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.


Distribution

Cytisus scoparius information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cytisus scoparius in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Cytisus scoparius information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cytisus scoparius--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Cytisus scoparius worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Cytisus scoparius is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Invasive plants of California's wildlands
Bossard, Carla C., John M. Randall, and Marc C. Hoshovsky (eds.) . 2000. Invasive plants of California's wildlands. University of California Press. 360 pp. illus. ISBN: 0-520-22547-3.

Weeds of the West
Whitson, Tom D., Larry C. Burrill, Steven A. Dewey, David W. Cudney, B.E. Nelson, Richard D. Lee, and Robert Parker. Whitson, Tom D. (ed.) . 2001. Weeds of the West. 9th ed. Laramie: University of Wyoming. ISBN: 0-941570-13-4.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii
Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds.) . 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages.

Setting priorities for the biological control of weeds: what to do and how to do it
Myers, Judith H. and Jessica Ware. 2002. Setting priorities for the biological control of weeds: what to do and how to do it. pp. 62-74 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008.


Experts

Cytisus scoparius contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Cytisus scoparius as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Cytisus scoparius references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Cytisus scoparius as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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