Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

19 results for Lythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3477 Lythrum salicaria Competition Experimental Field Presence of Lythrum salicaria did not have a have a strong impact on the reproduction or abundance... 33991
3478 Lythrum salicaria Competition Experimental Field Presence of Lythrum salicaria reduces mean seed number in Mimulus ringen fruits due to pollen loss... 33992
3479 Lythrum salicaria Habitat Alteration Observational Field Marsh wren and red-winged blackbird abundances were negatively correlated with Lythrum salicaria... 33993
3480 Lythrum salicaria Competition Experimental Field Lythrum salicaria outcompeted Typha latifolia under both shaded and unshaded conditions... 33994
3882 Lythrum salicaria Competition Anecdotal N/A Lythrum salicaria & Typha angustifolia directly compete for resources 13595
4611 Lythrum salicaria Habitat Alteration Observational Field Lythrum salicaria introduction in associated with a loss of diversity in moths 33034
5713 Lythrum salicaria Habitat Alteration Observational Field In Ottawa, Ohio, monocultures of Lythrum salicaria have reduced biodiversity and have... 17893
8158 Lythrum salicaria Competition Anecdotal N/A As purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) establishes and expands, it outcompetes and... 18779
8159 Lythrum salicaria Food Web Anecdotal N/A Habitat and foraging are reduced for a number of wildlife species, including birds and waterfowl... 23018
8160 Lythrum salicaria Water Quality Experimental Field Areas dominated by purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) show significantly lower... 18891
8161 Lythrum salicaria Water Quality Experimental Field Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) leaves decompose quickly in the fall, resulting in... 33020
8162 Lythrum salicaria Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) causes annual wetland losses of about 190,000... 10004
8163 Lythrum salicaria Habitat Alteration Observational Field Change in timing of nutrient release due to purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in... 18894
8652 Lythrum salicaria Competition Anecdotal N/A As purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) establishes and expands, it outcompetes and... 18779
8653 Lythrum salicaria Food Web Anecdotal N/A Habitat and foraging are reduced for a number of wildlife species, including birds and waterfowl... 23018
8654 Lythrum salicaria Water Quality Experimental Field Areas dominated by purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) show significantly lower... 18891
8655 Lythrum salicaria Water Quality Experimental Field Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) leaves decompose quickly in the fall, resulting in... 33020
8656 Lythrum salicaria Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) causes annual wetland losses of about 190,000... 10004
8657 Lythrum salicaria Habitat Alteration Observational Field Change in timing of nutrient release due to purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in... 18894

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