Specimen Information

Myriophyllum spicatum
Myriophyllum spicatum
(Eurasian watermilfoil)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1397758
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesspicatum
Common NameEurasian watermilfoil
StateMN
CountyCarver
LocalityCourthouse Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Minnesota
HUC8 Number07020012
HUC10 NameMinnesota River
HUC10 Number0702001211
HUC12 NameCity of Shakopee-Minnesota River
HUC12 Number070200121102
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month10
Collection Year2016
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
CommentsCourthouse Lake, behind the Carver County Government Center in Chaska, was formerly a clay mine. This water is 10 acres in size and a Designated Trout Lake. It is managed as a "put-and-take" fishery. Eurasian watermilfoil was observed by Taylor Polomis of the MnDNR Fisheries crew on October 14, 2016 and again on October 17, 2016. There are no public boat launches on this lake/; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierKelly Pennington
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2022].

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