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  • Lactuca tatarica (L.) C. A. Mey.

    Blue lettuce

    Herb

    2020-10-06 10:50more »

  • Lemna turionifera Landolt

    Turion duckweed

    Water plant

    2020-10-06 10:50more »

  • Lepidium densiflorum Schrad.

    Common pepperweed

    Herb

    2020-10-06 10:50more »

  • Linaria repens (L.) Mill.

    Pale toadflax

    Herb

    2020-10-06 10:50more »

  • Lolium multiflorum Lam.

    Italian rye grass

    Grass/sedge/rush

    2020-10-06 10:50more »

Project

Invasive Alien Species (IAS) are commonly regarded as a major threat to the biological diversity on a global scale, second only to habitat loss. Although the problem is well recognised, concerted attempts to solve it have only been undertaken within last decades few years. Collection and dissemination of information on IAS are widely recognised as crucial components for solving the problems they pose.

In 1999, the database on species introduced into Poland was developed at the Institute of Nature Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow for the Ministry of the Environment. In 2003, thanks to a grant from the US State Department, part of the data was translated and made accessible on the Internet.

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