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Dynamics of a Pioneer Population of Eurasian Watermilfoil ( Myriophyllum spicatum L . ) in a Shallow Lake Erie Wetland

@inproceedings{Whyte2003DynamicsOA,
  title={Dynamics of a Pioneer Population of Eurasian Watermilfoil ( Myriophyllum spicatum L . ) in a Shallow Lake Erie Wetland},
  author={Robert S. Whyte and D. A. Francko},
  year={2003}
}
Eurasian watermilfoil ( Myriophyllum spicatum L.) is an exotic, highly invasive submersed plant believed to have been introduced from Eurasia into North America in the 1940s, and has now spread throughout a majority of the continent’s temperate zone (Couch and Nelson 1985, Grace and Wetzel 1978, Smith and Barko 1990). The plant is characterized by its rapid growth, ability to effectively out compete other submersed species, and dispersal through stem fragmentation allows it to readily invade… Expand

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