Systems Affected (standardized):
disturbed/waste areas, cropland/pastureland, forest/woodland, rangeland, riparian/aquatic
Regions(s) present (updated by AB):
NE, NW, SE, SW
Ecosystem change/ habitat alteration
Loss of medicinal resources
Modification of fire regime
Modification of successional patterns
Negatively impacts agriculture
Negatively impacts forestry
Reduced amenity values
Reduced native biodiversity
Threat to/ loss of native species
Source? likely to be reintroduced:
The risk of introduction of C. halicacabum is high. This species has been extensively moved around the world for its medicinal and ornamental uses. C. halicacabum produces inflated balloon shaped fruits which are the main ornamental attraction of this species.
Can form monocultures, altering habitats, modifying natural fire regimes, and reducing biodiversity. Introduced for its medicinal and ornamental uses.
Native Regions in OK:
Current and past designations:
Present in OK?
Present in Bordering States?
KS, TX, LA, AR, MO
Has Legal Status in BS?
AR NW, TX NP