Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1613774
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateAR
CountyDrew
LocalityLake Wallace
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBayou Bartholomew
HUC8 Number08040205
HUC10 NameCutoff Creek
HUC10 Number0804020505
HUC12 NameLake Wallace
HUC12 Number080402050509
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | escaped captivity | planted ornamental
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33547
Author:Zellers, R.
Date:2019
Title:Battle with 200-ton green monster on Lake Wallace continues
Publisher:Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierArkansas Game and Fish Commission
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2019].

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