Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1418345
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMN
CountyStearns
LocalityGrand Lake, public boat access
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSauk
HUC8 Number07010202
HUC10 NameLower Sauk River
HUC10 Number0701020206
HUC12 NameMill Creek
HUC12 Number070102020606
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30375
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2017
Title:One new lake confirmed after 20-county starry stonewort search
Publisher:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
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
CommentsDNR invasive species specialists confirmed a light, isolated growth of starry stonewort near Grand Lake’s public access. Treatment options are being considered. To date, starry stonewort has not been eradicated from any lake in the United States.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Museum Cat Number5159651
VerifierTy Riihiluoma
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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