Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

10 results for Alternanthera philoxeroides (alligatorweed)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3028 Alternanthera philoxeroides Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Alternanthera philoxeroides mats on the water surface impedes water movement. 10264
3067 Alternanthera philoxeroides Habitat Alteration Observational Field The abundance of Alternanthera philoxeroides in a north-eastern Mississippi shaded the... 28968
3070 Alternanthera philoxeroides Habitat Alteration Observational Field Alligator weed provides important habitat for the endangered Watercress Darter, Etheostoma... 28877
3081 Alternanthera philoxeroides Habitat Alteration Experimental Field Alternanthera philoxeroides dominated vegetation cover and increased vegetation cover in a... 33838
3082 Alternanthera philoxeroides Habitat Alteration Observational Field Alternanthera philoxeroides clogs the local river in times of flood in northern China. 33840
3083 Alternanthera philoxeroides Habitat Alteration Observational Field Alternanthera philoxeroides creates habitat that promotes the breeding of marsh mosquitoes... 28607
5703 Alternanthera philoxeroides Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Alternanthera philoxeroides alters desirable feeding growths for waterfowl. 10115
9087 Alternanthera philoxeroides Habitat Alteration Observational Field Field studies in China suggest that Alternanthera philoxeroides can quickly form a carpet... 42650
9088 Alternanthera philoxeroides Habitat Alteration Observational Field In the non-reproductive season, catch per unit effort of Mosquitofish were significantly higher in... 42658
9089 Alternanthera philoxeroides Habitat Alteration Observational Field The invasion of Alternanthera philoxeroides increased soil organic carbon content and... 42691

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