Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1658237
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StatePA
CountyWayne
LocalityBrooks Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLackawaxen
HUC8 Number02040103
HUC10 NameWallenpaupack Creek
HUC10 Number0204010305
HUC12 NameAriel Creek
HUC12 Number020401030504
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day2
Collection Month8
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusunknown
CommentsThis Water Chestnut sighting was reported by Natureworks Clear Water Associates, LLC staff on 8/2/21 during a routine monitoring event. All 6 plants were hand pulled and disposed of. This sighting was also reported through the PA Fish and Boat Commissions AIS reporting tool as well as the IMapInvasives website.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
DisposalCollected
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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