Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1508901
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateFL
CountyGlades
LocalityLake Hicpochee
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCaloosahatchee
HUC8 Number03090205
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month10
Collection Year1989
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
Size2.5 ac


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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