Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1340539
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateSC
CountyColleton
LocalityAshepoo River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSalkehatchie
HUC8 Number03050207
HUC10 NameLower Ashepoo River
HUC10 Number0305020710
HUC12 NameUpper Ashepoo River
HUC12 Number030502071001
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | escaped captivity pond
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29659
Author:Aquatic Nuisance Species Program.
Date:2017
Title:Draft 2017 Annual South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Plan - Part II
Publisher:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Pages:156 pp
CommentsTreated until last reported in 2005
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size5-25 ac


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2020].

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