Systems Affected (standardized):
cropland/pastureland, urban/garden, disturbed/waste areas, forest/woodland
Regions(s) present (updated by AB):
NE, SW, SE, SW
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:
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:
Current and past designations:
Present in OK?
Present in Bordering States?
OK, TX, NM, CO, KS, MO, AR, LA
Has Legal Status in BS?