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

Impact ID4557
Impact TypeRecreation
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe dense aggregation of Phragmites australis in Rend Lake in Southern Illinois caused poor habitat quality for recreation and native plants and animals, and the lake was closed to recreation for the treatment of the plant in August of 2021.
Reference36857
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationRend Lake, Southern Illinois

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