Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)

Impact ID4626
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionTrapa natans forms dense mats in the Hudson River that support a more diverse and dense macroinvertebrate population and fish assemblage than the native plant Vallisneria americana.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationHudson River, New York, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2024].

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