Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1397693
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMN
CountyStearns
LocalityLake Koronis
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrow
HUC8 Number07010204
HUC10 NameLake Koronis-North Fork Crow River
HUC10 Number0701020401
HUC12 NameLake Koronis-North Fork Crow River
HUC12 Number070102040108
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month8
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
CommentsLakeshore residents reported abundant submersed vegetation to MnDNR due to concerns about problems for access to the lake. Staff from the Section of Fisheries inspected the lake and collected samples due to questions about the identity of the plant. Samples were sent to the Lake Habitat Program in Brainerd, from which they were forwarded to Dr. Ken Karol, NY Botanic Garden. This is the first known occurrence of this plant in Minnesota; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierChip Welling
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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