Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1468944
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityNewnans Lake Boat Ramp
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
HUC10 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC10 Number0308010211
HUC12 NameNewnans Lake
HUC12 Number030801021106
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month5
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
CommentsAlligator weed was recorded from the boat ramp on the south end of the lake, both in the water and on land. Many small patches of alligator weed were scattered around the edges of the water near the boat ramp, and up into the grassy area nearby.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number7802973
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassFlower
Size0.15 hectares


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2021].

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