Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1394068
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityCRMS4448-V09
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-New Orleans
HUC8 Number08090100
HUC10 NameMississippi River Delta-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0809010002
HUC12 NameMain Pass-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number080901000202
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month8
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
CommentsSAV: Najas minor 60% in and out. Urbatsch ID: "first record for our coastal zone; this is an exotic and potentially invasive" Water Level is 0.8 ft above marsh. Unvegetated Surface is flooded - undetermined.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/3/2020].

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