Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1523971
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateGA
CountyLowndes
Localitysouthwest of the intersection of S Railroad Avenue and S Main Street/Bellville Road at Toms Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlapaha
HUC8 Number03110202
HUC10 NameAlapahoochee River
HUC10 Number0311020210
HUC12 NameAlapahoochee River
HUC12 Number031102021003
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month10
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | hitch hiker
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 Number7827729
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassVegetative


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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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