Elodea canadensis
Elodea canadensis
(Canadian waterweed)
Native Transplant

3 results for Elodea canadensis (Canadian waterweed)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4481 Elodea canadensis Habitat Alteration Observational Field In Kilpiaistenpohja Bay, Finland, it was found that as the density of Elodea canadensis... 36386
4490 Elodea canadensis Habitat Alteration Observational Field Dense monospecific stands of Elodea canadensis can reduce light penetration, ultimately... 36379
4511 Elodea canadensis Habitat Alteration Observational Field Elodea canadensis becomes the dominant species in many New Zealand lakes. 36383

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