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PLANT & PARTS DESTINATION
REGULATION
REQUIREMENTS
All plants
International Phytosanitary certificate
Online application on PCIT
All plants All of United States and OR Nursery certification Shipping certificate; obtained from ODA
All plants All of United States and OR Sudden oak death (Phytophthora ramorum) Federal certificate; contact ODA
All plants All of United States and OR Noxious weeds Plants free from weeds
All plants
AL, AR, FL, MS, NC, TN, VA, WV Brown garden snail
Certificate; obtained from ODA
​Ash (Fraxinus) ​MI ​Emerald Ash Borer
​Prohibited
Barberry (Berberis), Mahoberberis, Oregon grape (Mahonia aquifolium)
See protected states listed below**
Black stem wheat rust disease Federal certificate; requires compliance agreement, contact ODA
Blueberry plants (Vaccinium corymbosum) GA, MI, WA Blueberry scorch virus Negative virus test plus certificate; contact ODA
​Blueberry plants
(Vaccinium corymbosum)

​MI ​Blueberry shock and sheep pen hill virus Negative virus test plus certificate; contact ODA
Camellia TN, TX Camellia flower blight Certificate; obtained from ODA
Cherry and laurel (Prunus)***-bareroot exempt
CA Cherry fruit fly Certificate; obtained from ODA
Chestnut (Castanea), chinquapin (Castanopsis)-nuts included; oak (Quercus), tanbark oak (Lithocarpus densiflorus)-acorns exempt
CA Chestnut bark disease; oak wilt disease Certificate; obtained from ODA
Chestnut (Castanea), chinquapin (Castanopsis)-nuts included WA Chestnut diseases; insects Certificate; obtained from ODA
Dogwood (Cornus) FL Anthracnose disease Florida permit; obtained from Florida Department of Agriculture
​Filbert (Corylus) ​WA Eastern Filbert Blight ​Inspection for one growing season and certificate from ODA
Fruit and plants from Apple (Malus)-bareroot exempt CA: counties (see list ****) Apple maggot No fruit on trees; obtained from ODA
Fruit from Apple (Malus), hawthorn (Crataegus), pear (Pyrus), cherry (Prunus)***** AZ, ID, WA Apple maggot Prohibited; includes fruits from all cultivars and varieties
Grape plants (Vitis) CA, ID, NY, WA Pests & virus diseases Certificate and virus testing; contact ODA
Hemlock (Tsuga) ME*, WI Hemlock woolly adelgid Certificate and treatment program, contact ODA
Hemlock (Tsuga)
MI, NH, OH, VT Hemlock woolly adelgid Prohibited
Hops (Humulus) WA Verticillium wilt Certificate
Imperata cylindrica (Japanese bloodgrass, Red Baron) see list of states†† Federal noxious weed Permit required
Mint (Mentha) ID, MN, MT, NV, UT, WY Mint Wilt (Verticillium) Certificate; obtained from ODA
Noxious weeds: Broom plants (Cytisus) WA Noxious weeds Cytisus scoparius - all cultivars prohibited
Noxious weeds: Burning bush (Euonymus alatus), Norway maple (Acer platanoides), and Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii)††† MA, NH
Noxious weeds Prohibited-includes all cultivars and varieties
Pecan (Carya), hickory (Carya)
NM Pecan weevil Certificate; obtained from ODA
Persimmon (Diospyros) CA Persimmon root borer Prohibited
Pine (Pinus)-all CA, HI, MT European pine shoot moth Trapping and certificate; contact ODA
Ribes (Currant)-all species DE, MA, ME, MI, MT, NH, OH, RI, VA. Prohibited in NC and WV White pine blister rust Destination state permit
Rose (Rosa) IN, NJ Rose virus Certificate; obtained from ODA
Solanaceous plants: eggplant (Solanum), pepper (Capsicum), potato (Solanum), tomato (Lycopersicon) CA Colorado potato beetle Certificate; obtained from ODA
Tropical plants †††† CA Burrowing nematode Certificate; obtained from ODA
​Walnut plants (Juglans)
​KS, OK, PA
Prohibited from AR, MO, IA, NE, MN, WI, MI, IN, TN
Thousand canker disease Certificate; obtained from ODA
Walnut plants (Juglans)-nuts allowed
AZ, CA Brooming disease Certificate; obtained from ODA
 
Last revised: 2/2014

*In Maine, hemlock from Oregon can be shipped ONLY to the quarantine counties of Androscoggin, Cumberland, Kennebec, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, and York.  Shipping to all other counties in Maine is prohibited.
 
** Protected States: IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, ND, OH, PA, SD, WV, WI, WY, WA.
 
*** Two seasons of fruit stripping and inspections are required to certify the following species to California: Prunus avium (sweet cherry), P. cerasus (sour cherry), P. emarginata (bitter cherry), P. laurocerasus (English laurel / cherry laurel), P. mahaleb (Mahaleb cherry),
P. pensylvanica (pin cherry), P. salicina (Japanese plum), P. subcordata (Pacific plum) and P. virginiana (choke cherry).
 
**** CA counties: Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Stanislaus, Tulare, Ventura. Counties regulate apple/crabapple unless bareroot and free of fruit.
 
***** Washington regulates fruits from the following hosts for apple maggot: apple (Malus spp.), hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), apricot, nectarine, peach, plum (Prunus spp.), pear (Pyrus spp.), quince (Cydonia spp.), and rose hips (Rosa spp.); Arizona regulates fruit from: hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), apple (Malus spp.), apricot, cherry, nectarine, peach, plum, and prune (Prunus spp.), pear (Pyrus communis); Idaho regulates fruit from: hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), pear (Pyrus spp.), apple (Malus spp.), and cherry (Prunus spp.).
 
Grape plants must originate from Offical Certification Program.
 
†† Only sterile varieties of Imperata cylindrica qualify. A federal Permit Form 526 is required for shipment into the following states: CA, CT, IL, IN, MA, MI, NE, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, VA, WA, WI, and Guam. All other states prohibited.

††† MA has prohibited the trade of 12 plants: Acer platanoides, Acer pseudoplatanus, Berberis thunbergii, Euonymus alatus, Iris pseudoplatanus, Lonicera japonica, L. maackii, L. morrowii, L. tatarica, Lonicera x bella, Miscanthus sacchariflorus, and Myosotis scorpioides.
 
†††† For information contact: Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division. (503) 986-4644, FAX: (503) 986-4786. Mailing address: 635 Capitol Street NE, Salem, Oregon 97301-2532. http://oregon.gov/ODA/PLANT/index.shtml
 

We encourage growers to visit the National Plant Board website: http://www.nationalplantboard.org/laws/index.html to check individual state restrictions.