Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID1418743
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateMS
CountyJackson
Localityneighborhood ditch, near Simmons Bayou, Gulf Park Estates
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
HUC10 NameBiloxi Bay-Mississippi Sound
HUC10 Number0317000907
HUC12 NameGraveline Bayou
HUC12 Number031700090701
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pond
Statuseradicated
CommentsApparent water garden release. All plants found were physically removed.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2022].

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