Myriophyllum spicatum
Myriophyllum spicatum
(Eurasian watermilfoil)
Plants
Exotic

Impact ID7427
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionIn a laboratory setting native Hyalella azteca and Physella sp. exhibited high rates of consumption of Myriophyllum spicatum. This suggests native snail and amphipod herbivory may prevent Myriophyllum spicatum dominance in freshwater habitats.
Reference39478
Great Lakes RegionNo
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