Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)

Specimen ID1397591
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
LocalitySmall wetland to the north of paved trail, Charles Perry Park, City of Arden Hills
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameRice Creek
HUC10 Number0701020603
HUC12 NameLong Lake-Rice Creek
HUC12 Number070102060306
Collection Day25
Collection Month10
Collection Year2013
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
CommentsSmall wetland to the north of paved trail, Charles Perry Park, City of Arden Hills. From the parking lot, follow paved trail east and downhill. Population was in north pool along with water lettuce in 2013. No plants seen during 3 rechecks in 2014.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierCarole Gernes
Size3000 Sq Feet


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2021].

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