Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418393
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesheterophyllum
Common Namevariable-leaf watermilfoil
StateME
CountyCumberland
LocalityThe Heath
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Androscoggin River
HUC8 Number01040002
HUC10 NameLittle Androscoggin River
HUC10 Number0104000209
HUC12 NameThompson Lake
HUC12 Number010400020905
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1975
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 1975. Found in most shallow areas throughout the lake. Heavily infested areas include "The Heath" at the south end and the shallow area at the confluence of Greeley Brook. Currently managed by Diver Assisted Suction Harvester and barriers.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMaine DEP
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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