Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)

Specimen ID1396627
Common Namewater lettuce
LocalityUpper Spring Lake Landing, about 0.1 mile south of Co Hwy OO and S. River Rd. intersection
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. Over 600 water lettuce plants were removed from nearby that year on the other side of the boat landing just adjacent to the ramp. This year 250 water lettuce plants and 111 water hyacinth plants were removed the same day they were discovered.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
Size10 Sq Feet


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/25/2021].

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