Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1320651
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateNY
CountyChautauqua
LocalitySpatterdock Pond, Jamestown Audubon Nature Center
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConewango
HUC8 Number05010002
HUC10 NameLower Conewango Creek
HUC10 Number0501000205
HUC12 NameFrews Run-Conewago Creek
HUC12 Number050100020503
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed waterfowl | hitch hiker
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28813
Author:Whittaker, J. (ed.)
Date:2016
Title:Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
Publisher:The Post Journal
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28891
Author:Belke, T.
Date:2016
Title:The war on water chestnuts
Publisher:WGRZ.com
CommentsDiscovered in 2002. "Spatterdock [Pond] is 100 percent clear as staff will check the pond periodically throughout the summer"
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2020].

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