Specimen Information

Trapa bispinosa var. iinumai
Trapa bispinosa var. iinumai
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1657917
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesbispinosa
Varietyiinumai
Common Namewater chestnut
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityWaples Pond at Waples Mill Meadow Park [site code WP-VA]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Catoctin
HUC8 Number02070008
HUC10 NameDifficult Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000810
HUC12 NameDifficult Run
HUC12 Number020700081004
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month6
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on waterfowl
Statusestablished
CommentsInitial year 2010. Approximately 80 percent of the pond is currently covered by the leaves of living water chestnut plants.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size80%
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2022].

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