Specimen Information

Najas marina
Najas marina
(holly-leaf waternymph)
Plants
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1655553
GroupPlants
GenusNajas
Speciesmarina
Common Nameholly-leaf waternymph
CountryMexico
StateSonora
LocalityCiénega de Santa Clara, N end of ciénega, ca 1 Km D of hunters' camp
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameYuma Desert
HUC8 Number15030108
HUC10 NameYuma Valley
HUC10 Number1503010803
HUC12 Number150301080302
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month3
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30522
Author:Yatskievych, G. (curator).
Date:2017
Title:University of Texas at Austin Herbarium (TEX)
Publisher:University of Texas at Austin
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28331
Author:SEINet Portal Network.
Date:2021
Title:Southwest Environmental Information Network
Publisher:Symbiota Software Project, Arizona State University
Reference 3
Ref. Number:35347
Author:Felger, R.S., B. Broyles, M. Wilson, and G.P. Nabhan
Date:1997
Title:The Binational Sonoran Desert Biosphere Network and Its Plant Life
Journal:Journal of the Southwest
Volume:39
Issue:3-4
Pages:411-560
Reference 4
Ref. Number:35348
Author:Felger, R.S.
Date:2000
Title:Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado of northwestern Mexico
Publisher:The University of Arizona Press
Commentshttps://swbiodiversity.org/seinet/collections/individual/index.php?occid=27302776 "In the 1990s it was abundant in shallow, moderately brackish, open water at the north end of the CiƩnega de Santa Clara." (Felger 2000)
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalHerbarium
Museum Cat NumberTEX00142277
VerifierRichard S. Felger
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen Impact"The plants were rooted in soft mud and formed locally dense, tangled masses just above the substrate during winter; in the summer they grew up to the water surface and became so dense that they fouled outboard motor propellers." (Felger 2000)


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