Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418346
Common Namevariable-leaf watermilfoil
LocalityBalch Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSaco River
HUC8 Number01060002
HUC10 NameLittle Ossipee River
HUC10 Number0106000210
HUC12 NameShapleigh Pond
HUC12 Number010600021001
Collection Month6
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed waterfowl
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30401
Author:Schaffner, B.
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


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