Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)

Specimen ID1535202
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
LocalityOfficial location of occurrence was in the western most pond below Indian Mounds Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameCity of Saint Paul-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0701020608
HUC12 NameMcCarrons Lake
HUC12 Number070102060802
Collection Day13
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsPlant was discovered by MnDNR employee while they were in the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary. Plant was found in the western most pond near Indian Mounds Park. Total of 16 plants were originally found, two of which were hand pulled by MnDNR employee.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number4771605


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/18/2021].

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