Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1256678
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateRI
CountyWashington
LocalityIndian Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePawcatuck-Wood
HUC8 Number01090005
HUC10 NameFrontal Block Island Sound
HUC10 Number0109000504
HUC12 NameSaugatucket River
HUC12 Number010900050401
Map
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Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pond | planted ornamental
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28678
Author:Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Resources.
Date:2009
Title:Aquatic invasive species (AIS) documented in Rhode Island
Publisher:Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Pages:5 pp
CommentsNot overwintering
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/31/2020].

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