Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)

Impact ID2832
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionDense mats of P. stratiotes can shade out and reduce the amount of light available to submerged macrophytes and planktonic algae
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/3/2023].

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