Panicum repens
Panicum repens
(torpedo grass)
Plants
Exotic

Impact ID4151
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionPanicum repens has spread through 40,000 hectares around Florida's Lake Okeechobee area, replacing 6,700 hectares of native plants, including Eleocharis palustris (spikerush) and Rhynchospora capillacea (beakrush).
Reference35827
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationLake Okeechobee, Florida

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