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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
Publication Type: Article
Journal Link: http://www.ecoscience.ulaval.ca/page.php?3
Article Topic(s): Competition,Invasive species,Pollination
Research Setting(s): Wetland
Species Referenced: Eupatorium perfoliatum (Common boneset),
AbstractInvestigates 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 CitationG. 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.
Article LinksISSN: 1195-6860