Species: 

Polygonum aviculare

Common Name: 

prostrate knotweed

Systems Affected (standardized): 

cropland/pastureland, disturbed/waste areas

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

ALL

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Impacts: 

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

Info Blurb: 

One of the most widespread weeds in the world. Can quickly cover bare soil and may prevent native species from establishing. A host for number of fungi, viruses, and nematode species.

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