Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1613758
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateRI
CountyProvidence
LocalityOlney Pond, Lincoln Woods State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNarragansett
HUC8 Number01090004
HUC10 NameWoonasquatucket River-Moshassuck River
HUC10 Number0109000405
HUC12 NameMoshassuck River
HUC12 Number010900040501
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on waterfowl
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33536
Author:Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
Date:2019
Title:DEM Monitoring Lakes And Ponds Across Rhode Island For Invasive Aquatic Species
Publisher:Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Reference 2
Ref. Number:33535
Author:ecoRI News staff.
Date:2019
Title:DEM Finds Invasive Species in Two Lincoln Ponds
Publisher:ecoRI News
CommentsInitially found in Barney Pond downstream from Olney Pond
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierRhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2019].

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