Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1634587
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateCT
CountyLitchfield
Locality1.5 acre pond located at 9 Beardsly Road, Kent
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHousatonic
HUC8 Number01100005
HUC10 NameCandlewood Lake-Housatonic River
HUC10 Number0110000506
HUC12 NameWest Aspetuck River
HUC12 Number011000050603
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month10
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28184
Author:Donoghue, M.J. (curator), and P. Sweeney (collections).
Date:2013
Title:Peabody Museum of Natural History (YU)
Publisher:Yale University
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27725
Author:Consortium of Northeastern Herberia (CNH).
Date:2019
Title:Herbarium Specimen Data Sharing Portal for CNH
CommentsCoordinates georeferenced by NAS staff
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordcounty
DisposalYU
Museum Cat Number34820
VerifierNancy Murray
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2020].

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