Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1257392
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateWA
CountyKing
LocalityGreen Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Washington
HUC8 Number17110012
HUC10 NameLower Sammamish River
HUC10 Number1711001204
HUC12 NameLake Washington-Sammamish River
HUC12 Number171100120400
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month11
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28080
Author:Environmental Assessment Program.
Date:2018
Title:Washington State Lakes Environmental Data Version 1.0
Publisher:Washington State Department of Ecology
Commentssmall patch found by private citizen, hand pulled, reported and Identified from photo; Report of water hyacinth by private citizen. ID verified from a photo. The citizen pulled out all he found.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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