Arundo donax
Arundo donax
(giantreed)
Plants
Exotic

11 results for Arundo donax (giantreed)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3920 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Dense stands of Arundo donax increase fire probability and feed fires due to their density... 35019
3931 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Arundo donax has become a domnant species along the riverbanks of the Santa Anna River... 35019
4037 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Observational Field Arundo donax changes microclimate by monopolizing streamside growth, but not providing... 35020
4039 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Observational Field Arundo donax reduces arthropod abundance and diversity in invaded areas in California. 35020
6427 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Arundo donax negatively impacts water availability in regions where water is scarce and... 41924
6560 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Observational Field Arundo donax root masses are also brittle, causing undercutting of the bank, bank... 30155
6561 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A In Southwestern United States, Arundo donax uses significantly more water than native... 30148
9343 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Observational Field In South Africa and the southwestern United States, dense stands of Arundo donax reduce... 42844
9344 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Observational Field During flood events, the shallow rhizomes of Arundo donax increase riverbank erosion by... 42844
9345 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Observational Field In riparian habitats, Arundo donax fuels wildfires which increases fire risk due to dense... 42844
9349 Arundo donax Habitat Alteration Observational Field Predators such as Canis latrans and Lynx rufus are reported to avoid Arundo... 42844

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