Specimen Information

Myriophyllum heterophyllum
Myriophyllum heterophyllum
(variable-leaf watermilfoil)
Plants
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1418346
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesheterophyllum
Common Namevariable-leaf watermilfoil
StateME
CountyYork
LocalityBalch Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSaco River
HUC8 Number01060002
HUC10 NameLittle Ossipee River
HUC10 Number0106000210
HUC12 NameShapleigh Pond
HUC12 Number010600021001
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed waterfowl
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30401
Author:Schaffner, B.
Date:2019
Title:Maine DEP Invasive Aquatic Plant Map
Publisher:Maine Department of Environmental Protection
CommentsDiscovery 2004. Balch Pond is a border lake with shoreline in both Maine and New Hampshire. Variable-leaf milfoil has been documented on the New Hampshire portion since June 2002. Managed by Diver Assisted Suction Harvester and barriers.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMaine DEP
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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