Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1321791
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMI
CountyBarry
LocalityCrooked Lake, between N Crooked Lake Dr and S Oak Dr
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKalamazoo
HUC8 Number04050003
HUC10 NameSpring Brook-Kalamazoo River
HUC10 Number0405000306
HUC12 NameSpring Brook
HUC12 Number040500030605
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month8
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
CommentsStarry stonewort was found when cleaning off anchor. Numerous star-shaped bulbils were present, indicating that it was not Chara. No additional search was conducted. MISIN report
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2020].

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