Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1418740
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateCT
CountyLitchfield
LocalityHousatonic River, inlet downstream of town of New Milford
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHousatonic
HUC8 Number01100005
HUC10 NameCandlewood Lake-Housatonic River
HUC10 Number0110000506
HUC12 NameGreat Brook-Housatonic River
HUC12 Number011000050604
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
Commentsleaf for DNA and fruit and flower for morphology.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierKathleen Nelson, Mad Gardeners, Inc.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassFlower/Fruit


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/8/2020].

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