Species: 

Stellaria media

Common Name: 

common chickweed

Systems Affected (standardized): 

cropland/pastureland, urban/garden, disturbed/waste areas, forest/woodland

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

NE, SW, SE, SW

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Impacts: 

reduce crop yeild, an alternative host for a number of economically important pathogens that attack a range of crop plants

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

Info Blurb: 

One of the most widespread weeds in the world. Is potentially a weed of almost any crop. Can reduce crop yield and act as a host for a number of crop plant pathogens. Can create dense mats, shading and out-competing young seedlings and other native plants. Contains poisonous glycosides and high levels of nitrate. Spread through agricultural and other anthropogenic activities.

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