Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(common water-hyacinth)

Specimen ID1409822
Common Namecommon water-hyacinth
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
Collection Day21
Collection Month8
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | dispersed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29921
Author:Mehrhoff, L.J., J.A. Silander, Jr., S.A. Leicht, E.S. Mosher, and N.M. Tabak
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.
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
Number Collected100-999
Year ClassFlowers


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/16/2024].

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