Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(common water-hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1241442
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namecommon water-hyacinth
StateNY
CountyBronx
LocalityVan Cortlandt Park and Tibbets Brook Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Hudson
HUC8 Number02030101
HUC10 NameSaw Mill River-Hudson River
HUC10 Number0203010104
HUC12 NameSparkill Creek-Hudson River
HUC12 Number020301010404
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month9
Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | escaped captivity pond
Statusextirpated
CommentsSpreading into Tibbetts Lake
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
DisposalNew York State Museum (NYS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2024].

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