Species: 

Salsola collina

Common Name: 

slender Russian thistle

Systems Affected (standardized): 

cropland/pastureland, rangeland

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

NW, PH

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Impacts: 

can threaten native plant ecosystems. This species can reduce yield and quality of numerous agricultural crops. She depletes soil moisture, interferes with tillage operations, and serves as a shelter or food source to many insects, vertebrate pests, and crop diseases.

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

Info Blurb: 

Can threaten native ecosystems and reduce yield and quality of numerous agricultural crops. Depletes soil moisture, interferes with tillage operations, and serves as a shelter or food source to many pests, and as a host to crop diseases. Plants spreads by breaking off at the base of the stem and blowing around, shedding seeds as it goes.

Native Regions in OK: 

NONE

Current and past designations: 

BS

Present in OK?

Yes

Present in Bordering States?

TX, NM, CO, KS, MO

Has Legal Status in BS?

AR NW