Phalaris arundinacea
Phalaris arundinacea
(reed canarygrass)

Impact ID4606
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionPhalaris arundinacea replaced wetland plants in Portland, Oregon, creating monotopic stands and changing and dominating the canopy cover in the systems. The stands also decreased organic content and increased moisture in the soil of the area.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationPortland, OR, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/17/2024].

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