Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID1653660
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateMI
CountyMacomb
LocalityClinton River Spillway
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake St. Clair
HUC8 Number04090002
HUC10 NameClinton River Spillway-Frontal Lake Saint Clair
HUC10 Number0409000202
HUC12 NameClinton River Spillway-Frontal Lake Saint Clair
HUC12 Number040900020200
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | planted ornamental
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34909
Author:WXYZ Detroit
Date:2020
Title:Invasive aquatic species discovered in Macomb County
Publisher:Scripps Media, Inc.
CommentsThe Lake St. Clair Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (LSC CISMA) followed up on the report and both organizations have continued to survey the area for additional plants resulting in the identification and removal of 115 individual plants.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
VerifierClinton River Watershed Council
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected115


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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