disturbed/waste areas, rangeland, forest/woodland, cropland/pastureland
Regions likely to be Impacted:
NE, NW, SE, SW
Present in Neighboring States?
AR, KS, LA, MO, NM, TX
Currently known from Oklahoma?
James H. Miller, USDA Forest Service
What you should know!
Forms dense thickets that invade pastures and outcompete native species. Can spread vegetatively by rooting where stems touch bare soil. Introduced as an ornamental and as a “living fence”. Used as a rootstock for ornamental roses.