Asclepias syriaca I. is a threat to biodiversity and agriculture of Ukraine.
The problem of weed control has been facing mankind since the beginning of agricultural development, and is especially relevant today. Weeds began to evolve not only under the influence of natural factors, but also human activities, especially with the introduction of herbicides, which have become the most powerful factor in the evolution of segetal vegetation. Over the past two decades for biodiversity of forests, green areas of settlements and agricultural lands. Invasive species have properties that increase their ability to suppress Aboriginal species populations and compete with them for space and resources. Threats from invasive species are one of the most important environmental problems of our time, which is especially acute in the process of globalization.