Specimen Information

Hydrilla verticillata [monoecious]
Hydrilla verticillata [monoecious]
(monoecious hydrilla)

Specimen ID1322426
Speciesverticillata [monoecious]
Common Namemonoecious hydrilla
LocalityCayuga Lake, near Wells College dock, Aurora
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number04140201
HUC10 NameYawger Creek-Cayuga Lake
HUC10 Number0414020112
HUC12 NamePaines Creek-Cayuga Lake
HUC12 Number041402011202
Collection Day13
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29086
Author:Balyszak, J.A.
Title:Formal announcement of hydrilla discovery in Aurora, NY (Wells College Bay)
Publisher:Cornell Cooperative Extension-Tompkins Education Center
Pages:3 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:29799
Author:Steecker, M.
Title:Hydrilla threat: 27 acres of plant found in Cayuga
Publisher:Ithaca Journal
Comments"Prior to this discovery, the only known population of hydrilla within the Cayuga Lake Watershed was at the southern end of Cayuga Lake (Ithaca, NY)" Associates: Elodea canadensis, Nitellopsis obtusa, Myriophyllum spicatum, and Vallisneria americana
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
VerifierBob Johnson, Racine-Johnson Aquatic Ecologists


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2022].

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