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A Predictive Model for Exotic Plant Species for the Great Lakes Network of the U.S. National Park Service

Lindsey Shartell, Andrew J. Storer, Linda M. Nagel, Chris Webster, Mike Hyslop

Plant Species of Concern:
garlic mustard
purple loosestrife
mulitiflora rose
exotic honeysuckles
common buckthorn
glossy buckthorn
Pragmites spp.
leafy spurge
baby's breath

See examples of predictive models for Purple Loosestrife at Indiana Dunes.
(Top: spread risk-model prediction,
Bottome: known distribution)

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