Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1397631
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateIL
CountySangamon
LocalityLake Springfield
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Fork Sangamon
HUC8 Number07130007
HUC10 NameSugar Creek
HUC10 Number0713000707
HUC12 NameLake Springfield-Sugar Creek
HUC12 Number071300070707
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month10
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
Comments5 waterhyacinth plants were found by IDNR fisheries personnel. Plants were removed at the time of discovery.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierChris Evans
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size0.1 Sq Meters


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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