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Shipping plants into Oregon
 
PLANT & PART
AREA UNDER QUARANTINE REGULATION
REQUIREMENTS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
​All tree and shrub nursery stock ​All states outside Oregon ​Notification ​Notification to ODA* *Rule 603-054-0027. Notify the ODA Plant Division of the shipment no more than two days after the shipment. The ODA may require the material to be held for inspection and release.  For further information contact the ODA Nursery Program at 503/ 986-4644
All plants; in growing media, sod, any other potential articles AZ, CA, HI, NM, TX, UT, WA; also snail culture/shipping prohibited within OR Brown garden snail & other exotic phytophagous snails Certificate; Notification to ODA* Plant material certified free from brown garden snail. Articles free of growing media exempted from certification.
All plants; plant parts including logs, wood chips, and pulpwood CT, DE, DC, IN, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, OH, PA, RI, TN, VT, VA, WI, WV Gypsy moth Certificate; Notification to ODA* ​Federal Quarantine; plant material certified free from gypsy moth
All plants; in growing media, sod, soil, hay, straw AL, AR, CA, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, NM, OK, PR, SC, TN, TX Imported fire ant Certificate; Notification to ODA*  Federal Quarantine; plant material free from imported fire ant​
All plants; in growing media, sod, bulbs, rhizomes, crowns; all plant parts, soil, humus, compost, manure AL, AR, CO, CT, DE, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VT, VA, WV, WI, DC; Canada: ON, QB
Japanese beetle
Certificate; Notification to ODA*
Federal Quarantine; plants in soil or growing media must be certified as fumigated or otherwise treated; washed bareroot plants, bulbs, etc. require certification.​
Ash (Fraxinus spp.) Entire quarantined states of DC, IL, IN, IA, MO, OH, PA, VA, WV. Listed quarantined areas in CO, CN, GA, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, NH, NC, NY, TN, WI. Emerald ash borer
Certificate Federal Quarantine. Updated quarantined areas can be found here: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/plant_health/plant_pest_info/emerald_ash_b/downloads/Areas_Quarantined.pdf
Ash (Fraxinus spp.), birch (Betula spp.), elm (Ulmus spp.), hackberry (Celtis spp.), horse chestnut (Aesculus spp.), maple (Acer spp.), mimosa (Albizia spp.), mountain ash (Sorbus spp.), Populus, sycamore (Platanus spp.), willow (Salix spp.)
Parts of IL, NJ, NY; ask ODA for details Asian longhorned beetle Prohibited Federal Quarantine
Blueberry plants (Vaccinium spp.) All of United States and all countries Blueberry scorch virus Certificate; Notification to ODA*
Blueberry plants must meet one of the following conditions to be certified: originate in a pest free area, laboratory tested and found free of blueberry scorch virus, grown in a insect proof greenhouse originating from mother plants that were tested free of blueberry scorch, or fruit free of leaf tissue.  ​
Blueberry plants (Vaccinium spp.), blueberry fruit All of United States east of and including ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, TX Blueberry maggot Prohibited Plants must be certified washed bareroot; Plants exempt from regulation when free from soil and growing media; clumps of soil or growing media larger than 1/2 inch diameter will be cause for rejection.
Chestnut and chinquapin (Castanea spp.), all parts Eastern and mid-western US (States east of and including CO, MT, NM, WY) Chestnut blight, large and small chestnut weevils, oriental chestnut gall wasp Prohibited States west of regulated area; material admitted with certification stating origin. A copy of the certificate needs to be sent to ODA.*
Elm (Ulmus spp.), Zelkova, planertree (Planera spp.): all parts, including wood with bark, except seed All of United States, in OR counties of Benton, Clackamas, Jackson, Lane , Linn, Malheur, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Union, Washington and Yamhill. States exempt: AK, AZ, FL, HI, LA, NM, UT
Dutch elm disease; elm yellows phytoplasm
Prohibited
In quarantine areas; material prohibited. States exempt (AK, AZ, FL, HI, LA, NM, UT); material must be certified.​
​European corn borer host plants: corn, beets, celery, endive, swiss chard, rhubarb, aster, Chrysanthemum, calendula, cosmos, hollyhock, marigold, zinnia, Japanese hops, dahlias (except tubers without stems) and gladiolus (except corms without stems), and pepper fruits.All of United States except: AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, NV, NM, UT, WA All of United States except: AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, NV, NM, UT, WA​ ​European corn borer Certificate​
Filbert/Hazelnut (Corylus spp.) plants All of the United States Eastern filbert blight Phytosanitary certificate or post-entry quarantine Phytosanitary certificate if plants are from a pest free area. Otherwise, only 25 plants per cultivar can be imported, and these will be held segregated for 2 growing seasons for inspection.
Fruit from apple (Malus spp.), hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), pear (Pyrus spp.) AL, AR, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OK, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI
Apple maggot
Certificate
Federal Quarantine
Grape (Vitis spp.) plants; all parts All of United States
Grape quarantine: grape pests and diseases Certificate; Notification to ODA*
Plants certified free of pests and diseases. No field grown stock.
Grape (Vitis spp.)plants AL, AR, CA, FL, GA, LA, MS, MO, NC, SC, TX, OR- any infested site; Mexico Glassy-winged sharp-shooter; Pierce's disease
Certificate; Notification to ODA*
Plants grown under compliance agreement or treated for sharpshooter. Plants tested for Pierce's disease.
Hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), quince (Cydonia spp.), apple (Malus spp.), Prunus spp., firethorn (Pyracantha spp.), Pear (Pyrus spp.), mountain ash (Sorbus spp.) Multnomah and Clackamas counties in OR; WA; Canada: BC Cherry bark tortrix moth Certificate ​To be eligible for certifications plants must be fumigated with approved treatment, grown in a screened greenhouse,or officially inspected while dormant and free from foliage; plants less than 2 inch in caliper are exempt from regulation.
Hop plants (Humulus lapulus) and all parts, except dried cones All of United States except ID and WA Powdery mildew of hops Prohibited ​From ID and WA: certification from powdery mildew is required. Plants prohibited from other states.
Invasive plants (all plant parts and seeds): butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii), Scotch Broom (Cytissus scoparious), English Ivy (Hedera helix and Hedera hibernica), purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria).
All of United States Invasive plants Prohibited Buddleja davidii/varabilis prohibited throughout the state of Oregon. Plants being sold in Oregon that are labeled “Butterfly Bush” are assumed to be B. davidii and will be subject to a stop sale order. ODA approved sterile varieties of Buddleja that produce less than 2% viable seed and inter-specific hybrids that are not regulated, may be propagated and sold if labeled with the approved variety name. ​
Oak (Quercus spp.), chestnut (Castanea spp.), chinquapin (Castanea spp.), tanbark oak (Lithocarpus densiflorus): all parts expect seed; leaf-mold included All of United States
Oak wilt disease
Certificate
Certificate affirming origin state and plants free from oak wilt disease​
Pine (Pinus spp.); all species, all parts, cut trees, branches, bark, logs CT, IA, MA, MI, MN, NH, PA, RI, VT, WI, WV; Individual counties in IL, IN, MD, ME, NJ, NY, OH, VA Pine shoot beetle Certification Federal Quarantine​
Pine (Pinus spp.); all species, or parts with terminal buds or shoots. Cut ornamentals between 10/20 and 12/31 exempt CT, DE, IL, IN, IA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, WA, WV, WI
European pine shoot moth
Certificate
No pine from quarantined areas unless certified fumigated; pine from all other areas must have origin certificate.
​Plum curculio host materail: Soil and growing medium from within the dripline of the following fruiting trees; (Malus spp.), apricot (Prunus armeniaca), nectarine and peach (P. persica), black cherry (P. serotina), choke cherry (P. virginiana), pin cherry (P. pennsylvanica), sweet cherry (P. avium), American wild plum, (P. alleghaniensis), beach plum (P. maritima), European plum, prune (P. domestica), Japanese plum (P. salicina), hawthorne or haw (Crataegus spp.), Pear (Pyrus communis), and quince (Cydonia oblonga)   
All of United States east of and including ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, TX, part of UT; Canada: east of and including MB​ Plum curculio​ Certificate ​Certifcation of material may be available. Contact Administrator, Plant Program Area, Oregon Department of Agricutlure, 635 Capitol Street NE, Salem, Oregon 97301-2532.
Prunus spp.; almond, apricot, cherry, nectarine, peach, plum, and prune AL, AZ, AR, CA in part, CO in part, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MA, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX UT in part, and VA.
Peach diseases: peach yellows phytoplasma; peach mosaic virus, peach rosette phytoplasma Certificate **Refer to quarantine text for details​
Sudden Oak Death (Phytophthora ramorum) hosts and associated host plants. Host List: 
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/plant_health/plant_pest_info/pram/downloads/pdf_files/usdaprlist.pdf
Quarantine areas in California and Oregon, and nurseries in all states that have tested positive for Phytophthora ramorum within the last 3 years. Sudden oak death disease (Phytophthora ramorum) Federal certificate Quarantine areas: Alameda, Contra Costa, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma counties in California; Curry county in Oregon.
Last revised: 5.1.2014
 
*Shipper must notify Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) of shipment; Oregon receiver must hold shipment for Department inspection. For additional information contact: Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, 503/986-4644, fax 503/986-4786. Mail: 635 Capitol Street NE, Salem, Oregon, 97301-2532. http://oregon.gov/ODA/PLANT/index.shtml

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Official list of quarantines for individual pests and pathogens can be found in the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) for the Pest and Disease Control, Department of Agriculture: http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/oars_600/oar_603/603_052.html.   

Oregon Labeling & Certification Law states that all nursery stock and other plant material shipped into or within Oregon must be accompanied by a nursery stock certificate and/or the required permits or tags of the state of origin, and be free from injurious pests, diseases, and noxious weeds. Each unit (container, bundle, cargo box, etc.) must show that it contains nursery stock, seedlings, other plant material, or seeds, and must be conspicuously marked with the name and address of the shipper and consignee, and where the product was grown.

National Plant Board link to federal and state quarantine summaries for Puerto Rico and each of the 50 states: http://www.nationalplantboard.org/laws/index.html               

United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA, APHIS) federal quarantines: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/plant_health/plant_pest_info/