Species: 

Ulmus parvifolia

Common Name: 

lacebark elm

Systems Affected (standardized): 

rangeland, urban/garden

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

SE

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Impacts: 

The aggressive root system absorbs water, nutrient, and space.

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

an ornamental tree in urban areas planted for tough durability, interesting bark and yellowish to reddish purple fall foliage as well as being resistant to Dutch elm disease and air pollution. It has escaped intended plantings to invade native plant communities.

Info Blurb: 

Has an aggressive root system that absorbs water and nutrients. Can invade native plant communities. Planted as an ornamental in urban areas planted for its interesting bark and fall foliage, as its resistance to Dutch elm disease and pollution.

Native Regions in OK: 

NONE

Current and past designations: 

BS, TX

Present in OK?

Yes

Present in Bordering States?

TX, NM, KS, LA

Has Legal Status in BS?

NONE