Species: 

Persicaria maculosa (=Polygonum persicaria)

Common Name(s): 

spotted ladysthumb

Habitats Impacted: 

disturbed/waste areas, riparian/aquatic, cropland/pastureland, urban/garden

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?

Yes

Persicaria maculosa (=Polygonum persicaria)

Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

Can outcompete native vegetation and crop plants, especially in areas with moist soil. May quickly develop resistance to herbicides. Introduced and still sold as an ornamental.

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