Systems Affected (standardized):
Regions(s) present (updated by AB):
Crowds out native plants species; reduces wildlife habitat; contributes to higher fire frequency and intensity; and modifies river hydrology
Source? likely to be reintroduced:
Further spread is highly probable given its ease of propagation from water-carried rhizome fragments and the commercial availability/agricultural plantings of A. donax and value as an alternative to tree products and as a soil-stabilizing ornamental species.
Crowds out native species, modifies natural fire regimes and river hydrology. Further spread is likely given its ease of propagation. Intentionally planted as a soil-stabilizing species and as an ornamental.
Native Regions in OK:
Current and past designations:
Present in OK?
Present in Bordering States?
OK, NM, CO, TX, KS, AR, MO, LA
Has Legal Status in BS?