Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1390779
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateLA
CountySt. Mary
LocalityCRMS0547-F04VC
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number08080103
HUC10 NameWeeks Bayou-Frontal Vermilion Bay
HUC10 Number0808010304
HUC12 NameDelahoussaye Canal
HUC12 Number080801030403
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month9
Collection Year2014
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
CommentsTree 762 Salix nigra in plot; tree 579 Triadica sebifera in plot; Salvinia in plot; used second camera; Field team recorded densitometer but failed to note percent canopy cover. Water Level is 0.3 ft above marsh. Open water is 0%. Bare ground is 30%. Dead vegetation is 5%. Flooded-Undetermined is 0%. Canopy cover is N/A. Tree trunk cover is 15%.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Freshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/28/2020].

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