Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1256654
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityPresqu'ile Bay, north shore of Lake Ontario near the town of Brighton, Ontario, Canada
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04150200
HUC10 NameLake Ontario
HUC10 Number0415020002
HUC12 NameLake Ontario
HUC12 Number041502000200
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed waterfowl
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28673
Author:Midwood, J.D., A. Darwin, Z.Y. Ho, D. Rokitnicki-Wojcik, and G. Grabas.
Date:2016
Title:Environmental factors associated with the distribution of non-native starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) in a Lake Ontario coastal wetland
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:42
Issue:2
Pages:348-355
CommentsMostly on the north shore. With Elodea canadensis, Myriophyllum spicatum, Vallisneria americana, and Chara spp.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierJonathan D. Midwood
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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