Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1397804
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityLarge agricultural pond heavily infested with water hyacinth at corner of "Valhalla Pond Drive" and "Gornto Lake Road" in Riverview, FL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameLower Hillsborough River-Delaney Creek Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020603
HUC12 NameDelaney Creek-Archie Creek Frontal
HUC12 Number031002060302
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month9
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
CommentsEDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierPat Howell
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size10 Acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2021].

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