Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1399523
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateLA
CountySt. Bernard
LocalityDitch, S side of Hwy 39
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
HUC10 NameBayou Gentilly-Bayou Terre aux Boeufs
HUC10 Number0809020305
HUC12 NameForty Arpent Canal-Bayou Terre Aux Boeufs
HUC12 Number080902030501
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month6
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
Size2.4 Acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/2/2020].

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