Phragmites australis australis
Phragmites australis australis
(common reed)

Impact ID5887
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionP. australis cover of 50% or more had a negative effect on Malaclemys terrapin nest reducing the temperature of nest increasing the predominance of male hatchlings. Did not lead to increased root growth into nests
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationFisherman Island, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2024].

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