Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1395235
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateLA
CountySt. Mary
LocalityCRMS5003-F08VC
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
HUC10 NameLower Atchafalaya River
HUC10 Number0808010105
HUC12 NameLower Atchafalaya River-Frontal Atchafalaya Bay
HUC12 Number080801010506
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month7
Collection Year2012
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
CommentsEichhornia crassipes 45 % in plot and Salvinia molesta 60% in plot. Water Level is 1.4 ft above marsh. Open water is 0%. Bare ground is 0%. Dead vegetation is 0%. Flooded-Undetermined is 85%. Canopy cover is 0%. Tree trunk cover is 0%.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Freshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/7/2020].

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