Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Impact ID3068
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionAlternanthera philoxeroides forms dense vegetation mats that can be ~1m deep and over 100m across the surface, blocking the sunlight, cloging waterways,and choking out native plants.
Reference28880
Great Lakes RegionNo
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