Phragmites australis australis
Phragmites australis australis
(common reed)

Impact ID4220
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionDue to its competitive nature, Phragmites australis has replaced over 90% of Typha/Scirpus reed marshes in just 30 years. Riverbanks and creeks are now dominated by P. australis monocultures in the area.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationConnecticut River, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/17/2024].

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