Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1340388
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateNC
CountyGaston
LocalityLake Wylie
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Fork Catawba
HUC8 Number03050102
HUC10 NameLower South Fork Catawba River
HUC10 Number0305010206
HUC12 NameDuharts Creek-South Fork Catawba River
HUC12 Number030501020605
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29615
Author:Marks, J.
Date:2017
Title:How they do it — hint: carp — is a sight. But it’s curbing hydrilla on Lake Wylie
Publisher:The Herald
CommentsSterile grass carp added in 2009 (1,800) and 2017 (576).
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2020].

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