Specimen Information

Myriophyllum spicatum
Myriophyllum spicatum
(Eurasian watermilfoil)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1322661
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesspicatum
Common NameEurasian watermilfoil
StateNY
CountyOrange
LocalityRidgebury Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRondout
HUC8 Number02020007
HUC10 NameMiddle Wallkill River
HUC10 Number0202000702
HUC12 NameRutgers Creek
HUC12 Number020200070206
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29173
Author:Nani, J.
Date:2016
Title:DEC to fund treatment of Ridgebury Lake
Publisher:The Times Herald-Record
CommentsUnknown discovery date. Spread in 2008 after eradication of snakehead.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierNY DEC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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