Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1386260
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateLA
CountySt. Mary
LocalityCRMS0484-V22
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
HUC10 NameLower Atchafalaya River
HUC10 Number0808010105
HUC12 NameAtchafalaya Bay
HUC12 Number080801010507
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29060
Author:Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) of Louisiana.
Date:2019
Title:Coastwide Reference Monitoring System-Wetlands Monitoring Data
Publisher:Coastal Information Management System (CIMS) database
CommentsWater Level is 1 ft above marsh. Unvegetated Surface is flooded - undetermined.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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