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

Impact ID5964
Impact TypeOther
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionInvasive Phragmites increased blue carbon stocks by 37-77% over native Spartina patens in St. Lawrence Estuary due to its thick rhizomes (6.4-10.2 cm) in the top 20 cm rhizome layer.
Reference40795
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationSt. Lawrence estuary, Quebec, Canada

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