Elodea canadensis
Elodea canadensis
(Canadian waterweed)
Plants
Native Transplant

Impact ID4490
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionDense monospecific stands of Elodea canadensis can reduce light penetration, ultimately creating anoxic conditions in the water habitat.
Reference36379
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationEurope

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2022].

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