Systems Affected (standardized):
cropland/pastureland, riparian/aquatic, rangeland
Regions(s) present (updated by AB):
PH, NE, NW
a highly competitive C3 grass that forms a dense sod, resulting in smothering and exclusion of other (native) species and decreasing natural biodiversity "Smooth brome may inhibit natural succession processes...and [serves as an] alternate host for viral diseases of crops."
Source? likely to be reintroduced:
imported in the late 1800s and was widely used as a forage grass, for hay production, and for erosion control
A highly competitive grass that forms a dense sod, resulting in the exclusion of native species and decreasing biodiversity. May inhibit natural succession processes and serve as a host for viral crop diseases. Was intentionally introduced as forage, for hay production, and for erosion control
Native Regions in OK:
NATIVE AND INTRODUCED; the subspecies which occurs in OK is considered by USDA to be non native
Current and past designations:
Present in OK?
Present in Bordering States?
OK, TX, NM, CO, KS, MO, AR, LA
Has Legal Status in BS?