Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418351
Common Namevariable-leaf watermilfoil
LocalityLake Auburn
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Androscoggin River
HUC8 Number01040002
HUC10 NameLake Auburn-Androscoggin River
HUC10 Number0104000208
HUC12 NameLake Auburn
HUC12 Number010400020802
Collection Month6
Collection Year2000
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 2000. Heavy in the northwest corner of the lake where the outlet stream enters. The milfoil is situated very close to a traditional boat launch site which is now closed. Currently managed with Diver Assisted Suction harvesting and DASH
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMaine DEP


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