Specimen Information

Ipomoea aquatica
Ipomoea aquatica
(water spinach)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1397643
GroupPlants
GenusIpomoea
Speciesaquatica
Common Namewater spinach
StateFL
CountyCharlotte
Localityright-of-way between Roberts Road and just west of Padula Street
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharlotte Harbor
HUC8 Number03100103
HUC10 NameEast Charlotte Harbor Frontal
HUC10 Number0310010301
HUC12 NameUpper Alligator Creek
HUC12 Number031001030101
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month11
Collection Year2015
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
CommentsIn January 2013, received a complaint from a homeowner about water spinach growing in the right-of-way. The right-of-way was treated in May 2014 and has been periodically inspected and re-treated ever since.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierGregg Walker
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1e-006 Acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/5/2022].

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