Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418395
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesheterophyllum
Common Namevariable-leaf watermilfoil
StateME
CountyKennebec
LocalityGreat Meadow Stream
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kennebec River
HUC8 Number01030003
HUC10 NameBelgrade Lakes-Messalonskee Stream
HUC10 Number0103000322
HUC12 NameSalmon Pond-Great Pond
HUC12 Number010300032202
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
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 2010: DNA analysis in 2010 confirmed VLM. Plant is found in patches from the Route 225 bridge down to Great Pond. 2010-2011: Removal by hand and benthic barrier. 2012-2016: Removal by contracted Diver Assisted Suction Harvester. Survey work in Great Pond to see if variable milfoil has established.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMaine DEP
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/26/2022].

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