Specimen Information

Hymenachne amplexicaulis
(West Indian marsh grass)
Plants
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1468999
GroupPlants
GenusHymenachne
Speciesamplexicaulis
Common NameWest Indian marsh grass
StateFL
CountyOkeechobee
Localityisolated freshwater marsh on pastureland
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 NameWest Belcher Canal
HUC10 Number0308020301
HUC12 NameWest Belcher Canal
HUC12 Number030802030100
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month5
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | dispersed
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
Commentsonly found in one wetland here, so not yet firmly established across the property
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number4882478
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1 acre


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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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