Species: 

Albizia julibrissin 

Common Name: 

mimosa

Systems Affected (standardized): 

forest/woodland, rangeland, riparian/aquatic,

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

NE, SE

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Impacts: 

Invades native plant commmunities, displaces native species, reduces light and available nutrients, reduces establishment of natives

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

A. julibrissin is widely introduced outside its native range because of its value as a shade and roadside tree, for ornament and for prevention of soil erosion and intentional planting therefore constitutes one of the major sources of potential spread.

Info Blurb: 

Invades native plant communities, displacing native species and reducing light and available nutrients. Intentionally introduced as an ornamental and for shade and erosion control.

Native Regions in OK: 

NONE

Current and past designations: 

OWL

Present in OK?

Yes

Present in Bordering States?

TX, NM, KS, MO, AR, LA

Has Legal Status in BS?

NONE