Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides

Impact ID3069
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionAlternanthera philoxeroides forms dense vegetation mats that can be ~1m deep and over 100m across the surface, choking out native plants and creating a monotypic plant community.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/12/2024].

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