Phragmites australis australis
Phragmites australis australis
(common reed)

Impact ID5888
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionP. australis has a deeper rooting depth than native species and produces a higher amount of CO2 from deep SOM mineralization meaning P. australis is potentially depleting deep C pools sequestered by native species.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationKirkpatrick Marsh, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, 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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