Phragmites australis australis
Phragmites australis australis
(common reed)
Plants
Exotic

16 results for Phragmites australis australis (common reed)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4221 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field Due to the tendency of Phragmites australis to replace Typha/Scirpus reed... 23335
4223 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A It is suggested that the presence of Phragmites australis on creek banks and in marshes... 23335
4226 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field The biomass of insects inhabiting Phragmites australis stands is high. 35919
4229 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field Due to its tendency to consume litter and peat, Phragmites australis-dominated sites... 36124
4232 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field Once introduced, Phragmites australis quickly outgrows native plant communities, changing... 30163
4250 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field The spread of Phragmites australis has limited and changed suitable nesting habitats of... 31633
4251 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field Phragmites australis has been shown to displace native species, including rushes, sedges... 27561
4255 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field Phragmites australis stabilizes soil, which can protect against erosion. Phragmites... 27608
4258 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field Insects, birds, and muskrats use Phragmites australis for shelter and nesting material. 27608
4285 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Anecdotal Field Phragmites australis can act as a sediment trap, preventing erosion and acting as a buffer... 22662
4287 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Phragmites australis has the ability to cause habitat loss and can negatively impact bird... 35917
4288 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Phragmites australis can act as a sediment trap, preventing erosion and acting as a buffer... 35917
4290 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field Phragmites australis displaces native plant communities in Lake Erie. 36123
4291 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field In fields and marshes where Phragmites australis has replaced native vegetation stands... 36123
4292 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field Phragmites australis disrupts the nesting habitat of the Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys... 32607
4558 Phragmites australis australis Habitat Alteration Observational Field The dense aggregation of Phragmites australis in Rend Lake in Southern Illinois caused... 36857

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