Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418401
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesheterophyllum
Common Namevariable-leaf watermilfoil
StateME
CountyCumberland
LocalityLong Lake, near public boat access, Naples
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePresumpscot
HUC8 Number01060001
HUC10 NameSebago Lake
HUC10 Number0106000101
HUC12 NameBrandy Pond
HUC12 Number010600010105
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30402
Author:Associated Press.
Date:2017
Title:Invasive Aquatic Plant Found in Maine's Long Lake
Publisher:Maine Public
Reference 2
Ref. Number:30515
Author:Oren, C.
Date:2017
Title:Plants plucked, a bit of hopeful news for Long Lake
Publisher:The Bridgton News
CommentsLikely present more than 2 years prior to discovery. Control methods underway as of 2017.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMaine DEP
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo
Myriophyllum heterophyllum


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