Myriophyllum aquaticum
Myriophyllum aquaticum
(parrot feather)
Plants
Exotic

Impact ID3435
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn some parts of the United States, native beavers (Castor canadensis) have reduced the abundance of M. aquaticum as much as 90% through direct consumption.
Reference33981
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/6/2022].

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