Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID1658613
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateNC
CountyPasquotank
LocalityLittle River, near the northern end of Dance's Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlbemarle
HUC8 Number03010205
HUC10 NameLittle River
HUC10 Number0301020505
HUC12 NameSymonds Creek-Lower Little River
HUC12 Number030102050503
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day16
Collection Month9
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsOne of our [NC DEQ] technicians spotted and collected a sample. She said there were a few random clusters floating around. NC DEQ biologists visited the bay on Oct. 5, 2021 and only found two small, wilted plant fragments.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2021].

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