Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1428234
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namecommon water-hyacinth
StateOH
CountyStark
LocalityOhio-Erie Canal at Lock #4 Park, S, jct of Erie Ave & Millfield Rd, SE of Canal Fulton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTuscarawas
HUC8 Number05040001
HUC10 NameNismisila Creek-Tuscarawas River
HUC10 Number0504000103
HUC12 NameTown of Canal Fulton-Tuscarawas River
HUC12 Number050400010305
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month8
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | planted ornamental
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28876
Author:Freudenstein, J.V. (director), M. Tadesse (curator).
Date:2003
Title:Ohio State University Herbarium (OS)
Publisher:Museum of Biological Diversity, Ohio State University
CommentsThese plants appeared in the canal in June 1995, according to park employees; origin unknown
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalOS
Museum Cat Number399607
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected~40
Photo
Eichhornia crassipes


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