Arundo donax
Arundo donax
(giantreed)
Plants
Exotic

12 results for Arundo donax (giantreed)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3909 Arundo donax Food Web Observational Field The presence of Arundo donax in California has led to change in riparian vegetation... 35020
3910 Arundo donax Commerce Observational Field Arundo donax canes are used to build roofs, fishing rods, plant stakes, and reeds for... 35021
3911 Arundo donax Infrastructure Experimental Laboratory Arundo donax is considered a good candidate for biofuel. 35021
3917 Arundo donax Commerce Observational N/A Arundo donax cultivated and for the use of making reeds for woodwind musical instruments... 30144
3918 Arundo donax Commerce Observational N/A Arundo donax is used to make industrial cellulose for paper production. 30144
3919 Arundo donax Competition Anecdotal N/A Arundo donax outcompetes Cynodon dactylon (Bermuda grass). 35104
3920 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Dense stands of Arundo donax increase fire probability and feed fires due to their density... 35019
3931 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Arundo donax has become a domnant species along the riverbanks of the Santa Anna River... 35019
4037 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Observational Field Arundo donax changes microclimate by monopolizing streamside growth, but not providing... 35020
4038 Arundo donax Competition Observational Field In California, Arundo donax dominated stream bank habiat, preventing the growth of native... 35690
4039 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Observational Field Arundo donax reduces arthropod abundance and diversity in invaded areas in California. 35020
4040 Arundo donax Food Web Anecdotal Field It is thought that the reduction in invertebrate abundance and diversity in stands of Arundo... 35020

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2021].

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