Species: 

Salsola tragus

Common Name(s): 

Russian thistle, tumbleweed

Habitats Impacted: 

ALL

Regions likely to be Impacted: 

ALL

Present in Neighboring States?

AR, CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, TX

Currently known from Oklahoma?

Yes

Salsola tragus

Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

A Dirty Dozen species. Can reduce quality of agricultural crops. Mature plants can break off at the base and tumble, dispersing their seeds over long distances. Probably introduced as a seed contaminant.

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