Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1547867
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateNY
CountySaratoga
LocalityFish Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHudson-Hoosic
HUC8 Number02020003
HUC10 NameFish Creek
HUC10 Number0202000304
HUC12 NameFish Creek
HUC12 Number020200030408
Map
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Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | dispersed waterfowl | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33327
Author:Blanchet, B.
Date:2019
Title:Volunteers sought to remove invasive plant from Fish Creek in Saratoga Springs
Publisher:The Daily Gazette
CommentsPlan to have kayakers remove water chestnut from Fish Creek.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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