Specimen Information

Egeria densa
Egeria densa
(Brazilian waterweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1241413
GroupPlants
GenusEgeria
Speciesdensa
Common NameBrazilian waterweed
StateKY
CountyMcCreary
LocalityBarren Fork Fishing Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130101
HUC10 NameMarsh Creek-Cumberland River
HUC10 Number0513010109
HUC12 NameIndian Creek
HUC12 Number051301010903
Map
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Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsDiscovered in 2010. A few attempts made to eradicate it, greatly reduced, but not gone
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierDavid Taylor, USFS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2019].

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