Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID1655113
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateFL
CountyGilchrist
LocalitySanta Fe River, just upstream of power lines between Ginnie Spring and Blue Springs
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Fe
HUC8 Number03110206
HUC10 NameRiver Rise-Sante Fe River
HUC10 Number0311020605
HUC12 NameGinnie Springs
HUC12 Number031102060506
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month11
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsFound with parrotfeather and water hyacinth along the river bank
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierC. Morningstar, USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2022].

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