Ecology and Environmental Impact of Myriophyllum heterophyllum, an Aggressive Invader in European Waterways

  title={Ecology and Environmental Impact of Myriophyllum heterophyllum, an Aggressive Invader in European Waterways},
  author={Elisabeth Maria Gross and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Groffier and C{\'e}cile Pestelard and Andreas Hussner},
The submerged evergreen aquatic plant Myriophyllum heterophyllum is among the worst invasive species in Europe, causing severe problems especially in navigation channels but also lentic systems. This review aims to provide a comprehensive overview and update on the current distribution and risks associated with this species in Europe and elsewhere. We provide an evaluation of current identification keys since misidentification can underestimate the extent of its spread. In addition… Expand
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