Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1634588
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateCT
CountyNew Haven
LocalityRt. 142 and Nicole Road, Branford
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameQuinnipiac
HUC8 Number01100004
HUC10 NameHammonasset River-Frontal Long Island Sound
HUC10 Number0110000402
HUC12 NameIndian River-Frontal Long Island Sound
HUC12 Number011000040208
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month8
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28167
Author:Les, D.H., and R.S. Capers.
Date:2012
Title:George Safford Torrey Herbarium (CONN)
Publisher:University of Connecticut
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
DisposalCONN
Museum Cat Number149412
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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