Russian Journal of Biological Invasions

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 22–28 | Cite as

The Invasion of Canadian Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis L.) into Anthropogenic Landscapes of Belarus

  • A. P. Gusev


Invasion of Canadian goldenrod (Solidago canadensis L.) into anthropogenic landscapes of the southeast of Belarus is considered. The maximum occurrence of Solidago canadensis L. is noted for the urbanized landscape. A comparison of repeated geological and botanical surveys at four key sites (2005–2008 and 2015–2016) is made. During this period of time Solidago canadensis L. became a dominant in all those sites and, as a consequence, the specific diversity of natural communities decreased.


anthropogenic landscape vegetation invasion Solidago canadensis L. Belarus 


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  1. 1.Francisk Skorina Gomel State UniversityGomelBelarus

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