Species: 

Arctium minus

Common Name: 

lesser burdock

Systems Affected (standardized): 

cropland/pastureland, rangeland

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

NE

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Impacts: 

acts as a secondary host for pathogens, such as powdery mildew and root rot, which affect economically important plants. Arctium minus is native to Europe and came to the United States via accidental introduction. Indirectly affects the development of economically important plants by hosting powdery mildew and root rot. Reduces the value of sheep’s wool due to the seed heads entangling in it. It is responsible for tainting milk products if grazed in large quantities.

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

It is likely to be further internationally introduced intentionally, particularly for ornament, shelter and soil erosion control.

Info Blurb: 

Acts as a secondary host for pathogens such as powdery mildew and root rot, indirectly affecting the development of economically important plants. It is likely to be further introduced intentionally as an ornamental and for erosion control.

Native Regions in OK: 

NONE

Current and past designations: 

BS

Present in OK?

Present in Bordering States?

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

Has Legal Status in BS?

CO List C