Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1447007
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateIL
CountyDuPage
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month9
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
CommentsAbout 0.4 to 0.5 mile east of Illinois Route 53 near the Creekside Park bike path bridge over Prentice Creek, Woodridge. [Note: park or creek name may have changed since 2000 and was unable to be precisely located, geographic data is an estimate.]
Record TypeSpecimen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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