Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID1652506
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StatePA
CountyLehigh
LocalityCanal Park, Allentown
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLehigh
HUC8 Number02040106
HUC10 NameLower Lehigh River
HUC10 Number0204010608
HUC12 NameLehigh River-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020401060813
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | escaped captivity pond
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27462
Author:iMapInvasives.
Date:2018
Title:Pennsylvania iMapInvasives
Publisher:Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program
CommentsScattered colonies in the Lehigh Canal extending from about the Hill-to-hill bridge east past the New Street bridge to about the point where the Sand Island Trail meets the towpath (D&L Trail). Total distance about 1000 meters. Growing alongside water hyacinth in much of this area. Link to blog post: https://amongthestatelytrees.wordpress.com/2016/09/22/new-invaders-in-the-lehigh-valley-or-just-summer-visitors/ iMapInvasives record: https://imapinvasives.natureserve.org/imap/services/page/Presence/935697.html
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierSteven P. Grund
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2022].

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