Egeria densa in Ireland

Species name:Egeria densa
Family:Hydrocharitaceae
Group:Angiosperms
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Habitats:Lakes, Watercourses
Time of introduction:
Year of first report:1988
Type of introduction:Unintentional
Distribution details:South America (Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile), Now naturalised in Europe, East Africa, Japan, Australasia, Northern and central America.
Donor area:
Status:Not established
Frequency:Rare
Invasiveness:Potentially invasive
Impact:Competition
Comments:
Last updated14-04-2011 (day-month-year)
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References:
  • C D Preston & JM Croft. (2001). Aquatic plants in Britain & Ireland. The Environmental Agency, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Harley books, UK.
  • National Biodiversity Data Centre. National Invasive Species Database. Available online: http://invasivespecies.biodiversityireland.ie [Accessed: 2009]
  • Reynolds, S.C.P. (2000). A catalogue of alien plants in Ireland. National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Ireland.
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