Elodea canadensis
Elodea canadensis
(Canadian waterweed)
Plants
Native Transplant

Impact ID4516
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn three different Swedish lakes, Elodea canadensis significantly outgrew all but one native species, growing dense enough to block light, limiting penetration to native species.
Reference36401
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationSweden

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/29/2022].

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