Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1438995
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateCA
CountyRiverside
LocalityCoachella Valley Stormwater Channel: 3 miles S of Mecca where Lincoln Street crosses channel.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
HUC10 NameArroyo Salada-Frontal Salton Sea
HUC10 Number1810020415
HUC12 NameOasis Elementary School-Frontal Salton Sea
HUC12 Number181002041508
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month12
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25610
Author:West, R., J. Malpas, C. Powell, M. Tollett, D. Anderson, and E. Dorrington.
Date:2019
Title:Calflora
Reference 2
Ref. Number:16045
Author:Alexander, J., S. Markos, J. Yost, R.L. Moe, E. Dean, and M. Nazaire.
Date:2016
Title:Consortium of California Herbaria (CCH)
Publisher:Regents of the University of California
CommentsCalflora observation ID: cch:RSA289868
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalRSA
Museum Cat NumberRSA289868
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/29/2020].

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