Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1446902
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateIL
CountyDuPage
LocalityWest Branch DuPage River, Winfield
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameDu Page River
HUC10 Number0712000408
HUC12 NameMiddle West Branch Du Page River
HUC12 Number071200040802
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month10
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
CommentsLions Park in Winfield. Several plants observed growing in the West Branch of DuPage River north of Beecher Ave.
Record TypeSpecimen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2019].

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