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Common Name: Broom Snakeweed

Other Names: Perennial Broomweed, Matchweed, Snakeweed

Species Name: Gutierrezia sarothrae

Plant Type: Forb

Family Name: Asteraceae, Sunflower Family



Plant Facts  
Origin Native
Duration Perrenial 
Distribution in the U.S. Western half from the Sierra-Cascade Mountains eastward to North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Texas
Distribution in Oklahoma Western third of the state



ID Characteristics



Soil Type All
Habitat Increases with heavy grazing
Successional Stage All


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