Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides

Specimen ID1468945
Common Namealligatorweed
Locality[Suwannee Lake]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Suwannee
HUC8 Number03110205
HUC10 NamePeacock Slough-Suwannee River
HUC10 Number0311020503
HUC12 NameLittle Hell Lake
HUC12 Number031102050301
Collection Day29
Collection Month5
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsAlligator weed was recorded from the nearshore area on the west side of the lake, both in the water and on land. Alligatorweed that was recorded in the water was mostly unharmed, with minimal damage present. The recorded site photo attached above shows the tall, healthy flowering plants. There were many patches like this present in the lake.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number7802971
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Year ClassFlower
Size1 hectare


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2024].

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