Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1320648
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMI
CountyBarry
LocalityLong Lake, SW shoreline near Cloverdale Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThornapple
HUC8 Number04050007
HUC10 NameLower Thornapple River
HUC10 Number0405000704
HUC12 NameFall Creek
HUC12 Number040500070401
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27950
Author:Michigan State University Board of Trustees.
Date:2019
Title:Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN)
Publisher:Michigan State University. Department of Entomology - Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory
CommentsFirst detected last fall, but found in greater number today. Coming into our lake through an underground 12 drain tube from another lake (Cloverdale Lake) to the southwest of us. Treatment company also located two small colonies in other locations. MISIN occurrence
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1000 sq ft to 1/2 acre


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2020].

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