Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1420947
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateVA
CountySuffolk city
LocalityBlackwater River, at US-258 bridge, eastern shore
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBlackwater
HUC8 Number03010202
HUC10 NameKingsale Swamp-Blackwater River
HUC10 Number0301020205
HUC12 NameUnion Camp Holding Pond-Blackwater River
HUC12 Number030102020505
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30723
Author:Cowles, S.
Date:2017
Title:Destructive river weed found in Blackwater
Publisher:The Tidewater News
CommentsSpotted for three years prior to verification.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierByron Carmean
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/30/2020].

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