Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1658169
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateIN
CountyLaGrange
LocalityWall Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Joseph
HUC8 Number04050001
HUC10 NameFawn River
HUC10 Number0405000108
HUC12 NameHimebaugh Drain-Fawn River
HUC12 Number040500010805
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month7
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsPulled anchor up from about 12 feet and there was a large clump with the white star shaped structures. Had never seen this before so I looked it up.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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