Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1463794
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateAL
CountyJefferson
LocalityLocust Fork (Bankhead Lake) in the Cumberland Plateau, boat launch areas at Howton’s Camp
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMulberry
HUC8 Number03160109
HUC10 NameCane Creek-Mulberry Fork
HUC10 Number0316010906
HUC12 NameBaker Creek-Mulberry Fork
HUC12 Number031601090604
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month6
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsEDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number5786639
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/3/2020].

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