Specimen Information

Myriophyllum spicatum
Myriophyllum spicatum
(Eurasian watermilfoil)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1322515
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesspicatum
Common NameEurasian watermilfoil
StateWI
CountyLa Crosse
LocalityLake Onalaska, Fred Funk Boat Landing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLa Crosse-Pine
HUC8 Number07040006
HUC10 NameHalfway Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000601
HUC12 NameLake Onalaska-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400060103
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month10
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
CommentsFound in patches while canoeing. Water clarity prevented good estimate of area. Interspersed with curly-leaf pondweed (reported separately). MISIN report
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1000 sq ft to 1/2 acre


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2020].

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