Specimen Information

Limnobium laevigatum
(West Indian spongeplant)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1473568
GroupPlants
GenusLimnobium
Specieslaevigatum
Common NameWest Indian spongeplant
StateWA
CountyPacific
LocalityN shore of slough, near cranberry farms, S side of Cranberry Road, 0.5 km W of Clam Lake, Long Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWillapa Bay
HUC8 Number17100106
HUC10 NameNaselle River-Frontal Willapa Bay
HUC10 Number1710010605
HUC12 NameNorth Beach Peninsula-Frontal Willapa Bay
HUC12 Number171001060506
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | planted ornamental
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28185
Author:University of Washington
Date:2018
Title:University of Washington Herbarium (WTU)
Publisher:Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria Specimen Database
CommentsFull sun to partial shade of shoreline thickets, with Spirodela polyrhiza, Lemna turionifera, Nuphar, Hydrocotyle ranunculoides. Stoloniferous floating aquatic, leaves spongy, up to 7 mm thick.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalWTU
Museum Cat NumberWTU-V-027097
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassVegetative
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