Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Impact ID5216
Impact TypeWater Quality
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionSalvinia molesta changed the water quality, creating a low oxygen environment and increasing phosphorus in a Puerto Rican Lake.
Reference37965
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationLago Las Curias, Puerto Rico

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