Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1468750
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMN
CountyWright
LocalityPleasant Lake, near public boat access
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameClearwater-Elk
HUC8 Number07010203
HUC10 NameClearwater River
HUC10 Number0701020302
HUC12 NameClearwater Lake
HUC12 Number070102030204
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day10
Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31762
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2018
Title:Starry stonewort confirmed in Pleasant Lake in Wright County
Publisher:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
CommentsStaff from the DNR, Wright County and the Pleasant Lake Association are coordinating treatment. Because the patches of starry stonewort are small and deep under the surface, hand-pulling is considered the most effective treatment option in this case.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMN DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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