Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1470610
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateTX
CountyMarion
LocalityCaddo Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCaddo Lake
HUC8 Number11140306
Map
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Collection Year1945
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30788
Author:Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.
Date:2018
Title:Lake Survey Reports
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Inland Fisheries Division
Reference 2
Ref. Number:31486
Author:Wright, L.D., and T.J. Bister
Date:2013
Title:Caddo Lake 2013 Fisheries Management Survey Report
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Inland Fisheries Division
Pages:1-25
CommentsFirst in lake/locality; was treated for many years until "recently", as population decresed from 3,700 acres in 2007 to just 10 acres, thoguht to be due to he presence of giant salvinia
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierTexas Parks & Wildlife Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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