Specimen Information

Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
(European frogbit)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1548312
GroupPlants
GenusHydrocharis
Speciesmorsus-ranae
Common NameEuropean frogbit
StateOH
CountyLorain
LocalityCaley Reservation, Lorain County Metro Parks property, mitigation wetland just south of tree farm.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBlack-Rocky
HUC8 Number04110001
HUC10 NameWest Branch Black River
HUC10 Number0411000105
HUC12 NameWellington Creek
HUC12 Number041100010503
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | planted ornamental
Statusestablished
CommentsEuropean frogbit was abundant in shallow margins or wetland. Plants were observed as part of Cleveland Metroparks Early Detection and Rapid Response surveys.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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