Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1397102
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalitySkokie Lagoons, off Forestway, just south of Dundee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameSkokie River
HUC12 Number071200030101
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsNow going to Herbarium at Chicago Botanic Garden; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierD. Maurer
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size10 Sq Meters


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2019].

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