Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(common water-hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1428233
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namecommon water-hyacinth
StateOH
CountyMedina
LocalityOverflow spillway from private site, Granger Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCuyahoga
HUC8 Number04110002
HUC10 NameYellow Creek-Cuyahoga River
HUC10 Number0411000204
HUC12 NameYellow Creek
HUC12 Number041100020402
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month10
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusunknown
CommentsSuspect it floated free from a summer 2016 planting by unknown resident.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recordcounty
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo
Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/24/2024].

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