Specimen Information

Potamogeton crispus
Potamogeton crispus
(curly-leaf pondweed)

Specimen ID1524504
Common Namecurly-leaf pondweed
LocalityWest Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSaco River
HUC8 Number01060002
HUC10 NameLittle Ossipee River
HUC10 Number0106000210
HUC12 NameBrown Brook
HUC12 Number010600021005
Collection Month7
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed waterfowl
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30401
Author:Schaffner, B.
Title:Maine DEP Invasive Aquatic Plant Map
Publisher:Maine Department of Environmental Protection
CommentsDiscovery July 2003 (confirmed 6/2004): Floating fragments found by Dept. of Conservation (DOC) field biologists in 2003. Rooted plants confirmed by DEP and DOC in 2004. 2005: Plants are mostly scattered at low density but several dense patches were identified. Maine DEP Rapid Response deployed using hand removal. 2007: Currently removal is conducted by lake association volunteers using diver-assisted suction harvester.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMaine DEP


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/26/2024].

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