Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1617117
GroupPlants
GenusHydrocharis
Speciesmorsus-ranae
Common NameEuropean frogbit
StateOH
CountyLucas
LocalityMaumee Bay State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameFrontal Lake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020002
HUC12 NameLacarpe Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000200
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month7
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | escaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsPlants scattered all along boardwalk near nature center. Park Management and Nature Center Staff aware of infestation.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected500
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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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