Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1397600
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateWA
CountyKing
LocalityGreen Lake Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Washington
HUC8 Number17110012
HUC10 NameLower Sammamish River
HUC10 Number1711001204
HUC12 NameLake Washington-Sammamish River
HUC12 Number171100120400
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month11
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
CommentsThis group as shown in the photograph was found along the shore line of Green Lake. It had not been growing in the lake but looked to have been very recently "dumped" along the lake shore. I removed the clumps from the lake when I found them.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierSasha Shaw
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1 Sq Meters


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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