Action: Floating pennywort: Public education
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- No evidence was captured on the impact of education programmes on control of floating pennywort.
'No evidence' for an action means we have not yet found any studies that directly and quantitatively tested this action during our systematic journal and report searches. Therefore we have been unable to assess whether or not the action is effective or has any harmful impacts. Please get in touch if you know of such a study for this action.
Once escaped in the wild, fragmentation of floating pennywort Hydrocotyle ranunculoides and resultant dispersal can result from a variety of management and recreational activities. Direct sales of floating pennywort are now less common in the UK due to regulatory restrictions, although labelling can be unreliable.