Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1655038
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateMD
CountyBaltimore
LocalityBird River, Essex, MD, US
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGunpowder-Patapsco
HUC8 Number02060003
HUC10 NameGunpowder River-Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000306
HUC12 NameSaltpeter Creek-Gunpowder River
HUC12 Number020600030602
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month7
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25944
Author:Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie.
Date:2019
Title:iNaturalist.org
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences
CommentsiNaturalist observation ID: 53308111
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierUSGS NAS staff
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/11/2021].

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