Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1409822
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateMA
CountyBristol
LocalityFrom route 195 take Faune Corna Rd. (Exit 12) north to Old Fall River Rd. áGo right (east) on Old Fall River Rd. To the pond. áThere's a small parking area on the left
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
HUC10 NamePaskamanset River-Frontal Buzzards Bay
HUC10 Number0109000204
HUC12 NamePaskamanset River-Frontal Buzzards Bay
HUC12 Number010900020402
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month8
Collection Year1992
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 Possible sources-- dumping of contents of one's aquarium or backyard pond. áThis site is commonly used for fishing from the shoveling so some base areas as access points.;
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100-999
Year ClassFlowers


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2019].

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