Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1522364
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateFL
CountySarasota
Locality[Big Slough, Myakkahatchee Park]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMyakka
HUC8 Number03100102
HUC10 NameLower Myakka River
HUC10 Number0310010205
HUC12 NameBig Slough
HUC12 Number031001020504
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed flood | escaped captivity
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25944
Author:Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie.
Date:2019
Title:iNaturalist.org
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number15697540
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassFlower


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2019].

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