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alligator weed, pig weed
Regions likely to be Impacted:
Present in Neighboring States?
AR, KS, LA, TX
Currently known from Oklahoma?
Chris Evans, University of Illinois, Bugwood.org
What you should know!
Forms dense mats that crowd out native species and impede recreational activities. Restricts oxygen levels of water and increases sedimentation. Introduced in contaminated ship ballast water. Grows vigorously and spreads from floating fragments.
Additional Online Resources for:
iNaturalist Records in Oklahoma
iNaturalist Records in North America
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