Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1241497
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateMA
CountyNantucket
LocalityShallow coastal plain pond north of Polpis Road, between Bassett and Quaise Roads
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
HUC10 NameNantucket Island
HUC10 Number0109000207
HUC12 NameNantucket Island
HUC12 Number010900020701
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month9
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27725
Author:Consortium of Northeastern Herberia (CNH).
Date:2019
Title:Herbarium Specimen Data Sharing Portal for CNH
CommentsCNH specimen Growing at south end of pond with Juncus and Dulichium
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordcounty
DisposalHarvard University Herbarium
Museum Cat Number00606079
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassVegetative
Size20-30 clumps


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2019].

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