Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1186901
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateAL
CountyTuscaloosa
LocalityBlack Warrior River - Williford's Landing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Black Warrior
HUC8 Number03160113
HUC10 NameHemphill Bend-Black Warrior River
HUC10 Number0316011306
HUC12 NameKeaton Lake-Carthage Branch
HUC12 Number031601130602
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | planted ornamental | escaped captivity pond
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27722
Author:Keener, B.R., A.R. Diamond, L.J. Davenport, P.G. Davison, S.L. Ginzbarg, C.J. Hansen, C.S. Major, D.D. Spaulding, J.K. Triplett, and M. Woods.
Date:2017
Title:Alabama Plant Atlas. [S.M. Landry and K.N. Campbell (original application development), Florida Center for Community Design and Research. University of South Florida]
Publisher:University of West Alabama
CommentsAlabama Plant Atlas specimen
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalUniversity of West Alabama Herbarium (UWAL)
Museum Cat NumberUWAL0005084
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/31/2020].

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