Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1651088
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateLA
CountyJefferson
LocalityAt Gretna, opposite New Orleans
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-New Orleans
HUC8 Number08090100
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month5
Collection Year1899
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28178
Author:Pace, M. (curator), and B. Thiers (director).
Date:2016
Title:William and Lynda Steere Herbarium (NY)
Publisher:The New York Botanical Garden
Reference 2
Ref. Number:29277
Author:SERNEC Data Portal
Date:2019
Title:SouthEast Regional Network of Expertise and Collections
Publisher:Appalachian State University
Comments[Georeferenced by NAS staff]
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNYBG
Museum Cat Number2376789
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/29/2020].

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