Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(common water-hyacinth)

Specimen ID1396558
Common Namecommon water-hyacinth
Localitybackwater in Pool 5 of the Mississippi River, Off Upper Spring Lake Boat Landing which is 0.1 mile south of Co. Hwy OO and S. River Rd. intersection in Buffalo City, WI
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-Whitewater
HUC8 Number07040003
HUC10 NameCity of Winona-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000306
HUC12 NameBuffalo City-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400030604
Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsWater lettuce and water hyacinth were found in about a dozen sites within 5 miles of this site in 2011. Water lettuce was found on the other side of this property adjacent to the boat landing in 2011. All known plants were removed by hand that year. This site had 250 water lettuce plants and 111 hyacinth plants this year all of which were removed on the day they were found.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMark Renz
Size10 Sq Feet


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/20/2024].

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