Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1468888
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateCT
CountyNew London
LocalityPawcatuck river below dam on Alice Court
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePawcatuck-Wood
HUC8 Number01090005
HUC10 NameLower Pawcatuck River
HUC10 Number0109000503
HUC12 NameLower Pawcatuck River
HUC12 Number010900050303
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month11
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusunknown
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
CommentsCoordinates georeferenced by NAS staff
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number2640012
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected> 1,000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2021].

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