Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)

Impact ID4004
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionStarry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) outcompetes all other native and nonnative aquatic plant species in Michigan, including Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum), fanwort (Cabomba caroliniana), and curly leaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus).
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationMichigan, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/24/2024].

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