Russian olive, Russian oleaster
Regions likely to be Impacted:
Present in Neighboring States?
AR, CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, TX
Currently known from Oklahoma?
T. Davis Sydnor, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
What you should know!
Grows well in riparian areas, outcompeting the native species. Grows rapidly and can form monocultures Introduced as an ornamental, as wildlife habitat, as a honey plant, for erosion control, and for reforestation and revegetation.