Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1468990
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateAL
CountyLee
Locality[Chewacla State Park]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Tallapoosa
HUC8 Number03150110
HUC10 NameChewacla Creek
HUC10 Number0315011002
HUC12 NameUpper Chewacla Creek
HUC12 Number031501100202
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
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
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number5178706
VerifierNancy Loewenstein
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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