Specimen Information

Myriophyllum spicatum
Myriophyllum spicatum
(Eurasian watermilfoil)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1633019
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesspicatum
Common NameEurasian watermilfoil
StateID
CountyBear Lake
LocalityApproximately 1/4 mile north of the Utah Idaho Boarder. Just south of the Bear Lake West Private Beach Access.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBear Lake
HUC8 Number16010201
HUC10 NameBear Lake
HUC10 Number1601020102
HUC12 NameBear Lake
HUC12 Number160102010200
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day25
Collection Month9
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsEurasian watermilfoil was surveyed and found by the Idaho State Department of agriculture during routine survey. Samples collected and genetically verified via DNA analysis by Montana State University and the Thum Lab
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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