Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1409791
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateMA
CountyBarnstable
LocalityFrom the route 28 and route 6 rotary before the Bourne Bridge. áFollow Head of the Bay Rd. to Puritan Rd. turn onto Little Bay Lane (left) follow to dirt road on right which leads into the cranberry bogs (private land)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
HUC10 NameMattapoisett River-Frontal Buzzards Bay
HUC10 Number0109000203
HUC12 NameRed Brook-Frontal Cape Cod Canal
HUC12 Number010900020303
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month10
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29921
Author:Mehrhoff, L.J., J.A. Silander, Jr., S.A. Leicht, E.S. Mosher, and N.M. Tabak
Date:2003
Title:IPANE: Invasive Plant Atlas of New England
Publisher:Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsRS staff, 1998 is correct date (data collected prior to IPANE) Plant did not persist through the winter. √°Cranberry bog is subject to periodic agricultural management practices. √°Land is under privat ownership-- bog renovation work was proposed.;
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20-99
Year ClassVegetative, Flowers


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2019].

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