Species: 

Lygodium japonicum

Common Name(s): 

Japanese climbing fern

Habitats Impacted: 

forest/woodland, riparia/aquatic

Regions likely to be Impacted: 

SE

Present in Neighboring States?

AR, LA, TX

Currently known from Oklahoma?

Yes

Lygodium japonicum

James H. Miller & Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

Smothers native vegetation by blocking sunlight and increases fire risk by allowing fire to spread up trees along its vines. Introduced as an ornamental.

Management information