Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1522421
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateFL
CountyCollier
Locality[Eagle Island]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 NameCocohatchee River
HUC10 Number0309020402
HUC12 NameWest Corkscrew Swamp
HUC12 Number030902040206
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month10
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number7819648
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/28/2020].

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