Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418372
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesheterophyllum
Common Namevariable-leaf watermilfoil
StateME
CountyCumberland
LocalityCollins Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePresumpscot
HUC8 Number01060001
HUC10 NamePresumpscot River
HUC10 Number0106000103
HUC12 NameLittle Sebago Lake-Pleasant River
HUC12 Number010600010301
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 confirmed 2004. Collins Pond is downstream from Little Sebago Lake. DNA testing of a sample from Collins Pond confirms that the hybrid milfoil is present. 2010: Present C.P. Association continues to manage the infestation using benthic barriers & diver-assisted suction.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMaine DEP
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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