Hygrophila polysperma
Hygrophila polysperma
(Indian swampweed)
Plants
Exotic

6 results for Hygrophila polysperma (Indian swampweed)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3121 Hygrophila polysperma Infrastructure Observational Field Hygrophila polysperma clog water control structures and pump stations by forming large... 10682
3122 Hygrophila polysperma Commerce Anecdotal N/A Hygrophila polysperma may have a significant negative economic impact on the aquarium... 28656
3123 Hygrophila polysperma Habitat Alteration Anecdotal Laboratory Hygrophila polysperma shares characteristics with Hydrilla verticillata and may... 10719
3143 Hygrophila polysperma Competition Experimental Laboratory Hygrophila polysperma out-competed Ludwigia repens in biomass growth in tank... 31299
3144 Hygrophila polysperma Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Anecdotal N/A A vector of eastern and western equine encephalomyelitis, Coquillettidia perturbans, was... 28650
3148 Hygrophila polysperma Infrastructure Observational Field Herbicide is used to control Hygrophila polysperma in canals in south Florida to prevent... 28650

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