Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1635486
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateGA
CountyGlynn
LocalityPool of water in thin woods about 1.2 mi NNE of Jekyll Point, the S tip of Jekyll Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCumberland-St. Simons
HUC8 Number03070203
HUC10 NameLower Satilla River-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0307020304
HUC12 NameSaint Andrew Sound-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030702030402
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month9
Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | hitch hiker
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10553
Author:Zomlefer, W.B. (curator).
Date:2014
Title:University of Georgia Herbarium (GA)
Publisher:University of Georgia
Reference 2
Ref. Number:29277
Author:SERNEC Data Portal
Date:2019
Title:SouthEast Regional Network of Expertise and Collections
Publisher:Appalachian State University
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalGA
Museum Cat Number18244
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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