forest/woodland, disturbed/waste areas, urban/garden, 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?
Chuck Bargeron, University of Georgia, Bugwod.org
What you should know!
A Dirty Dozen species. Very aggressive. Outcompetes native species. May act as a ladder fuel, allowing fires to climb into the forest canopy. Can reproduce vegetatively and sexually. Introduced as an ornamental and for wildlife.