Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1417514
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMI
CountyHuron
LocalityAbout 0.6 miles west of M-25 on Pigeon Rd on the coast of Saginaw Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Huron
HUC8 Number4080300
HUC10 NameJoseph Island-Frontal Lake Huron
HUC10 Number0408030001
HUC12 NameJoseph Island-Frontal Lake Huron
HUC12 Number040803000100
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month10
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker fishing, boating
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25944
Author:Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie.
Date:2017
Title:iNaturalist.org
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences
CommentsFound in a dense mat under about 3.5 feet of standing water on the lake bed. Plant about 2.5 ft long with bright green stem. Smaller darker green offshoots from the main stem common. Several small white star-shaped bulbils present. iNaturalist report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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