Is the Mimosa Tree Classified As a Weed in North America?

Commonly referred to as silk acacia or silk tree, the mimosa tree proves to be an invasive weed species in the United States. It is a prolific pest in grassland regions and in the southern states. In some parts of the country, the tree is more easily contained.

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