Species: 

Clematis terniflora

Common Name: 

sweet autumn clematis

Systems Affected (standardized): 

disturbed/waste areas, urban/garden, riparian/aquatic, forest/woodland

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

NE, SE

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Impacts: 

Ecosystem change/ habitat alteration
Reduced native biodiversity
Threat to/ loss of native species
Competition - monopolizing resources
Competition - shading
Competition - smothering
Competition - strangling
Rapid growth

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

C. terniflora is still widely available as an ornamental, so it is likely that it will continue to spread into wild areas from gardens, where it is grown.

Info Blurb: 

Because of its rapid growth, it can shade out, smother, or strangle other species, reducing biodiversity. Widely available as an ornamental, so it is likely that it will continue to spread.

Native Regions in OK: 

NONE

Current and past designations: 

AR, BS, TX

Present in OK?

Yes

Present in Bordering States?

TX, KS, MO, LA

Has Legal Status in BS?

NONE