Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1406704
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateNC
CountyNew Hanover
LocalityLake in Laurel Lea community
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNew River
HUC8 Number03020302
HUC10 NameTopsail Beach
HUC10 Number0302030204
HUC12 NameFutch Creek-Rich Inlet
HUC12 Number030203020401
Map
+
Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsThis weed is taking over this lake.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo






Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

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

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.