Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

26 results for Trapa natans (water chestnut)

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Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4619 Trapa natans Habitat Alteration Observational Field Trapa natans removes significant amount of nitrogen from river systems. 27619
4620 Trapa natans Habitat Alteration Observational Field Trapa natans forms dense beds that create hypoxic conditions in the water column. 27617
4622 Trapa natans Water Quality Observational Field Trapa natans forms dense beds that create hypoxic conditions in the water column. 27617
4623 Trapa natans Habitat Alteration Observational Field Although Trapa natans forms dense beds that create hypoxic conditions in the water column... 27617
4624 Trapa natans Competition Observational Field Trapa natans forms dense mats, and competes and replaces the native plant Vallisneria... 17104
4625 Trapa natans Habitat Alteration Observational Field Trapa natans forms dense mats in the Hudson River that support a more diverse and dense... 17104
4626 Trapa natans Food Web Observational Field Trapa natans forms dense mats in the Hudson River that support a more diverse and dense... 17104
4627 Trapa natans Recreation Observational Field When not managed and allowed to spread, Trapa natans forms dense mats and impedes water... 15733
4628 Trapa natans Navigation Observational Field When not managed and allowed to spread, Trapa natans forms dense mats and impedes water... 15733
4629 Trapa natans Recreation Observational Field Trapa natans spines can penetrate shoes and impact beach recreation. 15733
4630 Trapa natans Competition Anecdotal N/A Trapa natans grows densely, shading the water and blocking the sun, preventing light... 15733
4631 Trapa natans Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Trapa natans grows densely, shading the water and blocking the sun, preventing light... 15733
4632 Trapa natans Human Health Anecdotal N/A Trapa natans creates a stagnant stagnant water and a breeding ground for mosquitos. 15733
4633 Trapa natans Food Web Observational Field Trapa natans destroys native duck food beds, and is not a duck food plant. 34984
4634 Trapa natans Habitat Alteration Observational Field Trapa natans destroys native duck food beds, and is not a duck food plant. 34984
4635 Trapa natans Competition Observational Field Trapa natans destroys native duck food beds, and is not a duck food plant. 34984
4636 Trapa natans Navigation Observational Field Dense masses of Trapa natans can become detached from substrate and float, impeding... 28628
4637 Trapa natans Recreation Observational Field Dense masses of Trapa natans can become detached from substrate and float, impeding... 28628
4638 Trapa natans Human Health Anecdotal N/A It is suspected that dense beds Trapa natans played a role in the drowning deaths in the... 27644
4639 Trapa natans Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory Trapa natans removes large amount of nitrogen from systems. 28634
4640 Trapa natans Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Trapa natans removes large amount of nitrogen from systems, which has positive... 28634
4641 Trapa natans Harvest Observational Field Trapa natans is used as a food across the entire continent of Asia. 36950
4642 Trapa natans Human Health Observational Field Trapa natans is used as a medicine in Indian Ayurveda for many purposes including a... 36950
4645 Trapa natans Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Trapa natans effectively removes pollutants from municipal wastewater. 36951
4646 Trapa natans Water Quality Observational Field Dense beds of Trapa natans deplete the dissolved oxygen of systems, creating hypoxic... 27643
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