Systems Affected (standardized):
cropland/pastureland, disturbed/waste areas, rangeland
Regions(s) present (updated by AB):
Ecosystem change/ habitat alteration
Negatively impacts agriculture
Negatively impacts forestry
Reduced native biodiversity
Threat to/ loss of native species
Source? likely to be reintroduced:
introduced into North America, as an ornamental, in the late 1800s
Can form monocultures, altering habitat and reducing biodiversity. Intentionally introduced as an ornamental.
Native Regions in OK:
Current and past designations:
Present in OK?
Present in Bordering States?
TX, NM, CO, KS
Has Legal Status in BS?
CO List B, NM CLass A