Phragmites australis australis
Phragmites australis australis
(common reed)

Impact ID4222
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionBoth density and frequency of submerged vascular plants (Ruppia maritima and Eleocharis parvula) and macroalgae (Enteromorpha sp. and Vaucheria sp.) was much higher in creeks without Phragmites australis.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationConnecticut River, USA

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