Species: 

Medicago lupulina

Common Name: 

black hop medic

Systems Affected (standardized): 

distubed/waste areas, forest/woodland, riparian/aquatic

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

ALL

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Impacts: 

Modification of nutrient regime
Negatively impacts agriculture. an aggressive agricultural weed and is a seed contaminant, so it is likely to have a negative economic impact

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

introduced from Eurasia into North America for use as a forage plant for livestock and as a soil improver. It was probably also introduced unintentionally as a contaminant among seeds of other crops.

Info Blurb: 

An aggressive agricultural weed. Introduced as a forage plant for livestock and as a soil improver. It was probably also introduced unintentionally as a contaminant of seeds.

Native Regions in OK: 

NONE

Current and past designations: 

BS

Present in OK?

Present in Bordering States?

OK, TX, NM, CO, KS, MO, AR, LA

Has Legal Status in BS?

NONE