Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1397484
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateIN
CountyVanderburgh
LocalityOhio River off Old Henderson Rd. Boat Ramp
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHighland-Pigeon
HUC8 Number05140202
HUC10 NameCanoe Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020204
HUC12 NameEast Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402020401
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month3
Collection Year2014
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
CommentsPlant pulled from Ohio River by fisherman, Down stream of several large barges near Evansville indiana.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierEric Fischer
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1 Sq Feet


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/31/2020].

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