Phragmites australis australis
Phragmites australis australis
(common reed)

Impact ID5962
Impact TypeOther
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionThrough simulations, invasive P. australis was shown to have a larger storm buffering potential than native cattails and could save more than $2M during a 1% annual chance flooding event in Piermont Marsh, New York.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationPiermont Marsh, New York, United States

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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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