Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1398501
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateLA
CountySt. Charles
LocalityN side of Hwy 61
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
HUC10 NameCanal No 2-Frontal Lake Pontchartrain
HUC10 Number0809020301
HUC12 NameBayou La Branche-Frontal Lake Pontchartrain
HUC12 Number080902030101
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month5
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19426
Author:Madsen, J.D.
Date:2010
Title:Invasive Plant Atlas of the MidSouth.
Publisher:Geosystems Research Institute, Mississippi State University
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size3 Acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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