Invasive herb Impatiens glandulifera has minimal impact on multiple components of temperate forest ecosystem function

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Forests understories in Europe are known to generally resist invasion, though some alien plants do invade woodland communities. Here we focused on the impact of the widespread invasive annual Impatiens glandulifera, common along watercourses, but recently spreading in forests up to timberline. We investigated its impact on plant–soil feedback and ecosystem… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10530-017-1508-z

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