Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1321401
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateCT
CountyWindham
LocalityWest Thompson Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameQuinebaug
HUC8 Number01100001
HUC10 NameUpper Quinebaug River
HUC10 Number0110000101
HUC12 NameShunway Brook-Quinebaug River
HUC12 Number011000010105
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month7
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28938
Author:Reid, B.
Date:2016
Title:Exploring The Last Green Valley: Water chestnut removal a rewarding volunteer effort
Publisher:The Bulletin
Comments"According to St. Andre, water chestnuts were first sighted in West Thompson Lake in 2011. Since 2012, she and her team have been working diligently to remove them." - Bill Reid
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierCathy St. Andre (USACE)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/17/2021].

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