Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1399520
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityE side levee on MS River. Fort Jackson
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-New Orleans
HUC8 Number08090100
HUC10 NameMississippi River LaPlace to Pilottown
HUC10 Number0809010001
HUC12 NameMississippi River-Grand Pass
HUC12 Number080901000102
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
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
CommentsAssociated species: Colocasia esculenta,
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size0.4 Acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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