Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID1670500
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateAZ
CountyPima
LocalityEastern most pond at Sweetwater Wetlands
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Santa Cruz
HUC8 Number15050301
HUC10 NameJulian Wash-Santa Cruz River
HUC10 Number1505030109
HUC12 NameArroyo Chico-Santa Cruz River
HUC12 Number150503010906
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental
Statusunknown
CommentsPhotos below are after an extensive, but unsuccessful removal project
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5000
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The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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