Specimen Information

Myriophyllum spicatum
Myriophyllum spicatum
(Eurasian watermilfoil)

Specimen ID1256820
Common NameEurasian watermilfoil
LocalityDuck Lake, north side near state park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePere Marquette-White
HUC8 Number04060101
HUC10 NameStony Creek-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406010110
HUC12 NameDuck Creek
HUC12 Number040601011008
Collection Day17
Collection Month5
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27950
Author:Michigan State University Board of Trustees.
Title:Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN)
Publisher:Michigan State University. Department of Entomology - Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory
CommentsDiscovered in 2011. Dense area extending to point of land on north side of the Duck Lake narrows across entire benthic area to opposite shore. First detected May 20, 2011. Coverage decreasing near narrows as replaced by water celery (Vallisneria americana). MISIN occurrence
Record TypeLiterature
Sizeless than 1000 sq ft


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/26/2024].

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