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RESEARCH LITERATURE

The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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The effect of purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria L,; Lythraceae) on the pollination and reproductive success of sympatric co-flowering wetland plants

Author(s): G. P. Grabas and T. M. Laverty

Year: 1999

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Ecoscience
Journal Link: http://www.ecoscience.ulaval.ca/page.php?3
Volume: 6
Issue: 2
Pages: 230-242

Article Topic(s): Competition,Invasive species,Pollination
Research Setting(s): Wetland

Species Referenced: Eupatorium perfoliatum (Common boneset),

Abstract

Investigates the effects of the invasive purple loosestrife on the pollination of co-flowering wetland plants including Eupatorium perfoliatum. In one of two study sites, there was a 19% seed reduction in E. perfoliatum in a medium-density purple loosestrife area.

Suggested Citation

G. P. Grabas and T. M. Laverty. "The effect of purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria L,; Lythraceae) on the pollination and reproductive success of sympatric co-flowering wetland plants." Ecoscience 6.2 (1999): 230-242.

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ISSN: 1195-6860

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