Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1406661
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateNC
CountyOnslow
LocalityTarawa Terrace ponds (seven total), near Camp Lejeune
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNew River
HUC8 Number03020302
HUC10 NameNew River
HUC10 Number0302030202
HUC12 NameNortheast Creek
HUC12 Number030203020203
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29953
Author:Gold, A.C., S.P. Thompson, and M.F. Piehler.
Date:2017
Title:Water quality before and after watershed-scale implementation of stormwater wet ponds in the coastal plain
Journal:Ecological Engineering
Volume:105
Pages:240-251
Comments"By the end of the study, all wet ponds were fringed with marsh vegetation, mainly cattails (Typha spp.), and each pond had alligator weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) established at the permanent pond surface that reached into the open water, covering approximately 30% of the pond surface."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/30/2020].

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