Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1322476
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateVT
CountyOrleans
LocalityLake Derby, public boat access area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Francois River
HUC8 Number04150500
HUC10 NameClyde River
HUC10 Number0415050003
HUC12 NameClyde River
HUC12 Number041505000303
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsFollow-up surveys by VTDEC Lakes staff confirmed the species in an estimated 29 acres of the lake, along the northeast shore.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierVT DEC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size29 acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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