Specimen Information

Phragmites australis australis
Phragmites australis australis
(common reed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1241423
GroupPlants
GenusPhragmites
Speciesaustralis
Subspeciesaustralis
Common Namecommon reed
StateKY
CountyMadison
LocalityAlong I-75 north ca. 0.8 mile south of Exit 77 (Berea), in swale
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kentucky
HUC8 Number05100205
HUC10 NamePaint Lick Creek-Kentucky River
HUC10 Number0510020503
HUC12 NameUpper Paint Lick Creek
HUC12 Number051002050303
Map
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Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsDiscovered in 2010. Has gotten much larger in last couple of years
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierDavid Taylor, USFS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/4/2022].

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