Specimen Information

Najas minor
Najas minor
(brittle waternymph)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1418398
GroupPlants
GenusNajas
Speciesminor
Common Namebrittle waternymph
StateME
CountyYork
LocalitySpaulding Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePiscataqua-Salmon Falls
HUC8 Number01060003
HUC10 NameSalmon Falls River
HUC10 Number0106000305
HUC12 NameMiddle Salmon Falls River
HUC12 Number010600030506
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2008
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 2008: On the Maine/New Hampshire border, Spaulding Pond is an impoundment of Salmon Falls River. Maine DEP and NH DES surveyed the pond for variable milfoil. 2008: revealed four areas with dense variable water milfoil growth. There is local interest in beginning manual removal of dense areas of variable milfoil.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMaine DEP
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/21/2020].

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