Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1340624
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateSC
CountyGeorgetown
LocalityPee Dee River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarolina Coastal-Sampit
HUC8 Number03040207
HUC10 NameGreat Pee Dee River-Winyah Bay
HUC10 Number0304020702
HUC12 NameCypress Creek-Great Pee Dee River
HUC12 Number030402070207
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | escaped captivity pond
Statusestablished
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size50 ac


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/15/2021].

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