Specimen Information

Myriophyllum spicatum
Myriophyllum spicatum
(Eurasian watermilfoil)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1467333
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesspicatum
Common NameEurasian watermilfoil
StateIL
CountyWilliamson
LocalityLake of Egypt-Marina
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSaline
HUC8 Number05140204
HUC10 NameSugar Creek-South Fork Saline River
HUC10 Number0514020401
HUC12 NameLake of Egypt
HUC12 Number051402040101
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19747
Author:Central Hardwoods Invasive Plant Network.
Date:2010
Title:Joint Aquatic Invasive Species Survey, 2010
Publisher:University of Georgia
CommentsLarge cement marina, lots of boats and activity, fish being fed alongshore by marina patrons, large mats of mitella spp. present along marina shorelines. Further investigation needed to confirm starry stonewort or not. Missing flowering structure.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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