Invading species can extinguish native plants

Invasive Plants

Nature Conservation & Science Fiction: #EcoSciFi

Ecologists at the University of Toronto and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) have found that, given time, invading exotic plants will likely eliminate native plants growing in the wild despite recent reports to the…

Creating native enclaves might save a plant species from extinction, but the species’ decline over a large area will have tremendous negative effect on the species’ herbivore/detritivore and sheltering associates (GR).

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1 thought on “Invading species can extinguish native plants

  1. This is scary. People think if you leave an area alone will go back to native. No sir-y it

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