Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID1418421
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateLA
CountyEast Baton Rouge
LocalityUniversity Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAmite
HUC8 Number08070202
HUC10 NameBayou Manchac-Amite River
HUC10 Number0807020208
HUC12 NameWard Creek-Bayou Manchac
HUC12 Number080702020803
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | escaped captivity | released
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30416
Author:Mudge, C.R., and B.T. Sartain.
Date:2017
Title:Evaluation of a new SC formulation of flumioxazin for control of hydrilla and water lettuce
Journal:Aquatics
Volume:39
Issue:2
Pages:5-7
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10
Size10-12 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2022].

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