Specimen Information

Myriophyllum spicatum
Myriophyllum spicatum
(Eurasian watermilfoil)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1407154
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesspicatum
Common NameEurasian watermilfoil
StateMI
CountyBarry
LocalityThornapple Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThornapple
HUC8 Number04050007
HUC10 NameMiddle Thornapple River
HUC10 Number0405000702
HUC12 NameThornapple Lake-Thornapple River
HUC12 Number040500070211
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27950
Author:Michigan State University Board of Trustees.
Date:2019
Title:Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN)
Publisher:Michigan State University. Department of Entomology - Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory
CommentsMISIN report
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactThe density of the weeds in Thornapple Lake creates a hazard of entanglement for boaters, swimmers and aquatic life.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2022].

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