Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1418908
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateAL
CountyJackson
LocalityGuntersville Reservoir, N of BB Comer Bridge, Scottsboro
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGuntersville Lake
HUC8 Number06030001
HUC10 NameUpper Guntersville Lake
HUC10 Number0603000106
HUC12 NameMink Creek-Guntersville Lake
HUC12 Number060300010606
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | hitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30622
Author:Whaley, W.
Date:2017
Title:Something in the water
Publisher:The Daily Sentinel
CommentsDiscovered in 2017
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierBrett Hartis, TVA
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/17/2021].

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