Phragmites australis australis
Phragmites australis australis
(common reed)
Plants
Exotic

Impact ID4250
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe spread of Phragmites australis has limited and changed suitable nesting habitats of native turtle species through habitat alteration, including Apalone spinifera, the spiny softshell turtle.
Reference31633
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationLong Point National Wildlife Area, Lake Erie, Ontario, Canada

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