Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1506798
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateFL
CountySarasota
LocalityLower Myakka Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMyakka
HUC8 Number03100102
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month8
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28791
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Invasive Plant Management Section.
Date:2017
Title:Annual aquatic plant survey 1982-2017
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size125 ac


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2019].

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