Specimen Information

Hydrilla verticillata [unknown biotype]
(unknown biotype hydrilla)

Specimen ID1322352
Speciesverticillata [unknown biotype]
Common Nameunknown biotype hydrilla
LocalityConnecticut River, at Riverfront Park and Boathouse ramp, Glastonbury
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOutlet Connecticut River
HUC8 Number01080205
HUC10 NameRoaring Brook-Connecticut River
HUC10 Number0108020505
HUC12 NameGoff Brook-Connecticut River
HUC12 Number010802050505
Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29080
Author:Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection.
Title:DEEP Reports Hydrilla Found In Connecticut River
Publisher:Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
CommentsDiscovered in 2016, though likely present "in the river for a couple of years and it is likely to be widely dispersed downstream of Hartford." Also found in June during 2016 Bioblitz at Keeney Cove, just upstream of boat ramp.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierCT DEEP


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2022].

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