Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)

Impact ID4630
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionTrapa natans grows densely, shading the water and blocking the sun, preventing light penetration to other native plants.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationChesapeake Bay Watershed, US

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/18/2024].

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