Specimen Information

Cabomba caroliniana
Cabomba caroliniana
(Carolina fanwort)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1653663
Common NameCarolina fanwort
LocalityLong Pond, Danville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMerrimack River
HUC8 Number01070006
HUC10 NamePowwow River-Merrimack River
HUC10 Number0107000614
HUC12 NamePowwow River
HUC12 Number010700061403
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | released aquarium
CommentsThe lake did already have variable milfoil, and a biologist who was out mapping that plant for treatment spotted the fanwort. Divers were immediately dispatched to the fanwort patch, to work to remove it before it spread.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierNew Hampshire Department of Environmental Services


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/24/2023].

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