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

Impact ID5714
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionIn the Ottawa Refuge, Ohio, Phragmites australis australis grows extremely dense mats of vegetation which can prevent fish and frogs that take shelter and lay their eggs in between aquatic plants. The dense mats of Phragmites australis australis can also decrease the amount of food and foraging space for wading birds.
Reference17893
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationOttawa Refuge, Oak Harbor, Ohio, United States

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