Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1321651
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMN
CountyBeltrami
LocalityTurtle Lake, near public access boat ramp off Irvine Ave NW, north of Bemidji
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Headwaters
HUC8 Number07010101
HUC10 NameTurtle River
HUC10 Number0701010104
HUC12 NameTurtle Lake
HUC12 Number070101010403
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28945
Author:Wolf, H.
Date:2016
Title:Starry stonewort infestation confirmed in Turtle Lake near Bemidji
Publisher:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28974
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2016
Title:Aggressive treatment of Turtle Lake starry stonewort begins
Publisher:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
CommentsDiscovered but misidentified as Chara sp. in summer of 2015. Treatment began in summer 2016.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierKen Karol, NYBG
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1 acre
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