Species: 

Perilla frutescens 

Common Name(s): 

beefsteak plant, purple mint

Habitats Impacted: 

disturbed/waste areas, riparian/aquatic, cropland/pastureland, forest/woodland

Regions likely to be Impacted: 

NE, SE

Present in Neighboring States?

AR, KS, LA, MO, TX

Currently known from Oklahoma?

Yes

Perilla frutescens 

John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

Can outcompete native species. Readily invades natural areas. Implicated in cattle poisoning. Introduced as an ornamental and for consumption

Management information