Specimen Information

Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
(European frogbit)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1468909
GroupPlants
GenusHydrocharis
Speciesmorsus-ranae
Common NameEuropean frogbit
StateME
CountyKennebec
LocalityBog Brook cove, NE Cobbosseecontee Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kennebec
HUC8 Number01030003
HUC10 NameCobbosseecontee Stream
HUC10 Number0103000323
HUC12 NameCobbosseecontee Lake
HUC12 Number010300032305
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day10
Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31942
Author:Eichacker, C.
Date:2018
Title:European frogbit, an invasive water plant, discovered in Maine for first time
Publisher:Portland Press Herald
Commentspopulation extends upstream into Bog Brook
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierMaine DEP
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassFlower


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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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