Investigation and Long-Term Monitoring of Phragmites australis Within Virginia's Constructed Wetland Sites

@article{Havens1997InvestigationAL,
  title={Investigation and Long-Term Monitoring of Phragmites australis Within Virginia's Constructed Wetland Sites},
  author={Havens and Priest and Berquist},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={599-605}
}
/ The use of constructed wetlands to replace natural wetlands is becoming pandemic. An investigation using global positioning system technology to map the vegetated communities of 15 of the largest constructed wetlands in Virginia reveals that 80% are colonized by the invasive species, Phragmites australis Trin., and/or aggressive species, Typha spp. Tidally influenced wetlands that have subtidal perimeter ditches have significantly less (P < 0.05) P. australis in the wetland interior than… CONTINUE READING