Species: 

Echinochloa crus-galli

Common Name(s): 

barnyard grass, cockspur, Japanese millet, watergrass

Habitats Impacted: 

cropland/pastureland, disturbed/waste areas, rangeland, riparian/aquatic

Regions likely to be Impacted: 

PH, NE, NW, SE, SW

Present in Neighboring States?

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

Currently known from Oklahoma?

Yes

Echinochloa crus-galli

Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

Can reduce crop yields and cause forage crops to fail by removing up to 80% of the available soil nitrogen. Can poison livestock. Has been introduced repeatedly as fodder and forage (FAO, 2014). A prolific seeder.

Management information