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

12 results for Eichhornia crassipes (common water-hyacinth)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3508 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Non-symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria have been found to associate with Pontederia... 34001
3518 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Observational Field Pontederia crassipes causes increased particulates, foul odors, and decreased clarity in... 34001
3519 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Observational Field Pontederia crassipes reduces the decomposition rate of vegetation by creating anaerobic... 34001
5614 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Observational Field Eichhornia crassipes remove oxygen from the water as they die and decompose in large... 182
7014 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Anecdotal N/A Eichhornia crassipes forms dense monocultures that can threaten local native species... 42102
7015 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Anecdotal N/A Dense mats of Eichhornia crassipes can lower dissolved oxygen levels in water bodies... 42102
7016 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Observational Laboratory Eutrophic conditions arise when Eichhornia crassipes dies and decomposes due to the large... 42102
7017 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Observational Field After removing Eichhornia crassipes by cutting, there was a significant increase in... 30548
7029 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Anecdotal N/A Eichhornia crassipes's vigorous growth and invasive characteristics have created nuisance... 30433
7037 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Experimental Laboratory It is speculated that Eichhornia crassipes can be used in wastewater treatment or heavy... 30550
7428 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Experimental Laboratory In a laboratory setting increased Eichhornia crassipes lowered oxygen in the water by 40%. 39445
7664 Eichhornia crassipes Water Quality Anecdotal N/A Dense mats of Eichhornia crassipes block light, reduce phytoplankton productivity and... 42428

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