Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1256653
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalityPascagoula River, just north of the I-10 bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePascagoula
HUC8 Number03170006
HUC10 NameWest Pascagoula River-Pascagoula River
HUC10 Number0317000603
HUC12 NameUpper West Pascagoula-Pascagoula Rivers
HUC12 Number031700060302
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month6
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed flood
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19145
Author:Fuller, P.L., M.G. Pursley, D. Diaz, and W. Devers
Date:2010
Title:Effects of Hurricane Katrina on an incipient population of giant salvinia Salvinia molesta in the lower Pascagoula River, Mississippi.
Journal:Gulf and Caribbean Research
Volume:22
Pages:63-66
CommentsFound during post-Hurricane Katrina Salvinia molesta survey
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2019].

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