Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(common water-hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1652508
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namecommon water-hyacinth
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 west to the New Street bridge. Total distance about 500 meters. Growing alongside water lettuce throughout 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/935698.html
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierSteven P. Grund
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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