EPPO Global Database

Gutierrezia sarothrae(GUESA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: GUESA
  • Preferred name: Gutierrezia sarothrae
  • Authority: (Pursh) Britton & Rusby


Western USA (except coast) to Central USA and Canada, Mexico; causes serious problems as a rangeland weed, and is additionally toxic to livestock
WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Solidago euthamiae Torrey
Solidago sarothrae Pursh
Xanthocephalum sarothrae (Pursh) Shinners

Common names
Name Language
broom snakeweed English (US)
broomweed English
matchbush English
matchweed English
perennial broomweed English (US)
snakeweed English
turpentine weed English