Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID1670473
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalitySouth of E Lake Ave near terminus of Timberline Drive in Blue Star Forest Preserve
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameMiddle North Branch Chicago River
HUC12 Number071200030105
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month10
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected200
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/18/2022].

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