Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)

Impact ID2842
Impact TypeInfrastructure
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionWaterlettuce poses many of the same environmental and economic problems as waterhyacinth, namely, loss of habitat, flood control, and unrestricted navigation.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2024].

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