Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(common water-hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1658667
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namecommon water-hyacinth
StatePR
CountySan Juan
LocalityLaguna San Jose, Guachinanga Channel just southwest of Guachinanga Islet and the Cantera Peninsula
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameSan Juan Bay Estuary Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000505
HUC12 NameLaguna San Jose, Laguna Torrecilla, Laguna de Pinones D Watersheds
HUC12 Number210100050501
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month2
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:37206
Author:Robles, W., and E.L. Martínez
Date:2021
Title:A case study of waterhyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) control in Puerto Rico using glyphosate and hand removal
Journal:Invasive Plant Science and Management
Volume:14
Issue:3
Pages:196-203
CommentsHerbicide and mechanical treatments conducted in Feb. 2013
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierWilfredo Robles, University of Puerto Rico
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size7 hectares


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2024].

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