Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1539281
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateMN
CountyHennepin
LocalityThree Rivers Park District employee noted 120 different locations with the plant adjacent to the cattail fringe. Locations of plants were on the west end of Pike Lake by the community dock and three homeowners docks?.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameShingle Creek
HUC10 Number0701020604
HUC12 NameBass Creek
HUC12 Number070102060401
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month10
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
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
CommentsWater Hyacinth was discovered in Pike Lake (#27011102) in Maple Grove, MN on September 27, 2016. Three Rivers Park District employee noted 120 different locations with the plant adjacent to the cattail fringe. Locations of plants were on the west end of Pike Lake by the community dock and three homeowner docks. Pike Lake is also connected to Eagle Lake through a channel. AIS team will monitor following years to see if these plants overwinter.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number4776251
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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