Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)

Impact ID4009
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionCertain rootless plant species such as common bladderwort (Utricularia vulgaris) and coontail (Ceratophyllum demersum), seem to thrive in the presence of starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) and benefit from the sediment nutrient release caused by starry stonewort.
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationMichigan, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/30/2023].

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