Species: 

Lonicera maackii 

Common Name: 

amur honeysuckle

Systems Affected (standardized): 

forest/woodland, disturbed/waste areas, urban/garden

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

NE, SE

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Impacts: 

can form large stands that prevent native shrubs and herbaceous understory plants from growing. Ecosystem change/ habitat alteration
Modification of successional patterns
Monoculture formation
Reduced native biodiversity
Threat to/ loss of native species

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

introduced into North America in 1896 for use as ornamentals, for wildlife cover and for soil erosion control.

Info Blurb: 

Can form monocultures that prevent native shrubs and herbaceous understory plants from growing. Intentionally introduced as an ornamentals, for wildlife cover and for soil erosion control.

Native Regions in OK: 

NONE

Current and past designations: 

OWL

Present in OK?

Yes

Present in Bordering States?

TX, NM, KS, MO, AR

Has Legal Status in BS?

NONE