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sericea lespedeza, lespedeza
forest/woodland, disturbed/waste areas, rangeland, urban/garden, riparian/aquatic, cropland/pastureland
Regions likely to be Impacted:
PH, NE, NW, SE, SW
Present in Neighboring States?
AR, CO, KS, LA, MO, TX
Currently known from Oklahoma?
James H. Miller, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.rog
What you should know!
A Dirty Dozen species. Can outcompete native species. Produces allelopathic compounds that affect other plant species. Decreases water availability to other species. Produces huge quantities of seeds. Lacks insect predators and is disease resistant. Introduced for erosion control and forage.
Additional Online Resources for:
iNaturalist Records in Oklahoma
iNaturalist Records in North America
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