Species: 

Aegilops cylindrica

Common Name: 

jointed goatgrass

Systems Affected (standardized): 

cropland/pastureland, rangeland

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

ALL

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Impacts: 

known to hybridize with wheat
Damaged ecosystem services
Ecosystem change/ habitat alteration
Modification of fire regime
Monoculture formation
Negatively impacts agriculture

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

As A. cylindrica is spread only by seed, the most likely risk of introduction is by contaminated wheat seed or in used farm machinery.

Info Blurb: 

Can form monocultures, altering habitats and modifying fire regimes. Can hybridize with wheat. Spread by seed, most likely through machinery or contaminated wheat seed.

Native Regions in OK: 

NONE

Current and past designations: 

BS, NM, WFHC

Present in OK?

Present in Bordering States?

OK, TX, NM, CO, KS, MO, AR, LA

Has Legal Status in BS?

CO List C, NM Class C