Specimen Information

Nymphoides cristata
Nymphoides cristata
(crested floating-heart)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1334703
GroupPlants
GenusNymphoides
Speciescristata
Common Namecrested floating-heart
StateSC
CountyClarendon
LocalityLake Marion and Lake Moultrie
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Marion
HUC8 Number03050111
HUC10 NameLake Marion-Santee River
HUC10 Number0305011101
HUC12 NameLake Marion-Santee River
HUC12 Number030501110109
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsSeveral occurences throughout the Santee Cooper Lakes Lake Marion and Lake Moultrie. Likely present in this cove in Lake Marion as early as 2004, most likely introduce from a backyard water garden or fish pond. The plants began to aggressively spread within the cove in mid 2006, in spite of treatment efforts. EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierLarry McCord
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassFlower
Size2000 ac
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