Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1658116
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesbispinosa
Varietyiinumai
Common Namewater chestnut
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityWoodglen Lake [site code WGL-VA]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NamePohick Creek
HUC10 Number0207001004
HUC12 NamePohick Creek
HUC12 Number020700100401
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month6
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on waterfowl
Statusestablished
CommentsInitial year 2019. The lake at this time has no large patches of water chestnut. There are individual live water chestnut plants along the edge of the lake.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/20/2022].

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