Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418370
Common Namevariable-leaf watermilfoil
LocalityMessalonskee Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kennebec River
HUC8 Number01030003
HUC10 NameBelgrade Lakes-Messalonskee Stream
HUC10 Number0103000322
HUC12 NameMessalonskee Lake
HUC12 Number010300032204
Collection Month6
Collection Year1998
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 1998. Heavily infested area is by the Public Boat Ramp in Belgrade, where, Belgrade Stream enters the lake. Much of stream between Messalonskee Lake and Wings Mill Dam is also heavily infested. Colonies also exist in shallow areas including Oakland boat launch.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMaine DEP


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