Specimen Information

Potamogeton crispus
Potamogeton crispus
(curly-leaf pondweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1670545
GroupPlants
GenusPotamogeton
Speciescrispus
Common Namecurly-leaf pondweed
StateIA
CountyDickinson
LocalityEast Okoboji Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Sioux
HUC8 Number10230003
HUC10 NameMilford Creek
HUC10 Number1023000302
HUC12 NameEast Okoboji Lake
HUC12 Number102300030203
Map
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Collection Month11
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:37432
Author:Funston, E.
Date:2021
Title:DNR to use herbicide on invasive plant in Iowa Great Lakes
Publisher:RadioIowa.com
Comments"The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will soon apply a herbicide on the north bay of East Lake Okoboji to try to combat an invasive plant."
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierIowa Department of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen Impact"Curly-leaf pondweed can get quite dense and impedes fishing, swimming and boating."


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2022].

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