Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1241441
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityPond near Sag Harbor
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusextirpated
CommentsIntroduced and not present in 1981
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2021].

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