Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(common water-hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

19 results for Eichhornia crassipes (common water-hyacinth)

Impact IDScientific NameImpact TypeStudy TypeStudy LocationImpact DescriptionReference
3039 Eichhornia crassipesRecreationObservationalFieldPontederia crassipes restricts boat access and impedes other recreational activities such... 31435
3456 Eichhornia crassipesHabitat AlterationObservationalFieldMats of Pontederia crassipes were positively associated with high plant and animal... 33985
3504 Eichhornia crassipesHabitat AlterationObservationalFieldGrowth of Pontederia crassipes occurs at a higher rate than other floating plants, forming... 34001
3505 Eichhornia crassipesCompetitionObservationalFieldGrowth of Pontederia crassipes occurs at a higher rate than other floating plants, forming... 34001
3506 Eichhornia crassipesHabitat AlterationObservationalFieldDense, old stands of Pontederia crassipes can facilitate growth of emergent plant... 34001
3507 Eichhornia crassipesFood WebObservationalFieldPontederia crassipes is associated with a diversity of invertebrate species, including... 34001
3508 Eichhornia crassipesWater QualityExperimentalLaboratoryNon-symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria have been found to associate with Pontederia... 34001
3509 Eichhornia crassipesInfrastructureObservationalFieldDense mats of Pontederia crassipes can reduce flow in irrigation channels, interfere with... 34001
3510 Eichhornia crassipesAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldDense mats of Pontederia crassipes can reduce flow in irrigation channels, interfere with... 34001
3511 Eichhornia crassipesRecreationObservationalFieldDense mats of Pontederia crassipes can reduce flow in irrigation channels, interfere with... 34001
3512 Eichhornia crassipesAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldPontederia crassipes interferes with rice paddy seed germination and seedling... 34001
3513 Eichhornia crassipesFood WebObservationalFieldPontederia crassipes reduces phosphorus, sunlight, and dissolved oxygen, all needed for... 34001
3514 Eichhornia crassipesFood WebObservationalFieldDrifting mats of Pontederia crassipes disrupt submerged vegetation and reduce floating and... 34001
3515 Eichhornia crassipesHuman HealthObservationalFieldPontederia crassipes provides habitat for animals that vector human diseases such as... 34001
3516 Eichhornia crassipesInfrastructureObservationalFieldPontederia crassipes provides habitat for mollusks that can clog water supplies. 34001
3517 Eichhornia crassipesDisease/Parasites/ToxicityObservationalFieldPontederia crassipes infect crops, like tobacco, brinjal, and jute, with pathogens. 34001
3518 Eichhornia crassipesWater QualityObservationalFieldPontederia crassipes causes increased particulates, foul odors, and decreased clarity in... 34001
3519 Eichhornia crassipesWater QualityObservationalFieldPontederia crassipes reduces the decomposition rate of vegetation by creating anaerobic... 34001
4034 Eichhornia crassipesNavigationObservationalFieldDense mats of Pontederia crassipes can reduce flow in irrigation channels, interfere with... 34001

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/29/2021].

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