Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1247733
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StatePR
CountyNaranjito
LocalityLa Plata Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameRio de la Plata Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000507
HUC12 NameRio de la Plata at Lago La Plata Dam
HUC12 Number210100050710
Map
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Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pond | planted ornamental
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16114
Author:Zeiger, C.F.
Date:1976
Title:Aquatic plant problems in Puerto Rico
Publisher:U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Volume:A-76-1
Issue:December
Pages:24-25
CommentsLikely introduced prior to 1975
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/2/2020].

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