Species: 

Securigera varia

Common Name(s): 

crown vetch, purple crownvetch

Habitats Impacted: 

forest/woodland, disturbed/waste areas, rangeland, urban/garden, riparian/aquatic, cropland/pastureland

Regions likely to be Impacted: 

NE

Present in Neighboring States?

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

Currently known from Oklahoma?

Yes

Securigera varia

Richard Gardner, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

Grows rapidly vegetatively, resulting in monocultures that outcompete native vegetation. Difficult to remove once established. Introduced and still sold as an ornamental, for erosion control, and as a cover crop.

Management information