Invasive SpeciesPhragmites

Phragmites australis
FOUND by CharT
2018-11-10
Old Orchard Beach
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Field Notes
This area is a drainage ditch between a road and the tree line, an area that phragmites can often be found in. Today the weather is calm, and the air is crisp.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
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In the quadrat, one plant appears to be phragmites, and bears its characteristics. One such characteristic is the tall plant stalk. Note where the leaves branch off of the stem, small notches, called nodes, can be seen.
Photo of my evidence.
The seed clusters at the top of the stem look like those of phragmites, as can be seen in this image.
Photo of my evidence.
The long, sharp sword-like leaves branch off of the stalk in an alternating pattern like the leaves of phragmites.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
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Scientific name:
Phragmites australis
Common name:
Phragmites
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (user-placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.523562 °
Longitude: 
W -70.393146 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
Name:
Old Orchard Beach
Trip date: 
Sat, 2018-11-10 16:15
Town or city: 
Old Orchard Beach
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Scarborough Marsh
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