Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1409928
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateMD
CountyPrince George's
Localitybank of Piscataway Creek, Piscataway Park
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month6
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24529
Author:National Park Service (NPS).
Date:2013
Title:NPSpecies - database of species inventories for park units in the National Park System
Publisher:National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
Reference 2
Ref. Number:34497
Author:Steury, B.W., and C.A. Davis
Date:2003
Title:The Vascular Flora of Piscataway and Fort Washington National Parks, Prince Georges and Charles Counties, Maryland
Journal:Castanea
Volume:68
Issue:4
Pages:271-299
CommentsNPS NACE voucher. Only fruits observed.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalNPS NACE Herbarium
Museum Cat Number990621.12
VerifierBrent Steury
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/28/2021].

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