Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID167938
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateAR
CountyPulaski
LocalityLittle Maumelle River, downstream from the Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Arkansas-Maumelle
HUC8 Number11110207
HUC10 NameMaumelle River-Arkansas River
HUC10 Number1111020701
HUC12 NameMaumelle River-Arkansas River
HUC12 Number111102070107
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity pond
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15840
Author:Marks, K.
Date:2006
Title:Botanists aiming to root out hyacinth.
Publisher:Northwest Arkansas' News Source, Northwest Arkansas
Volume:2006
Issue:September 14
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28481
Author:Serviss, B.E., and J.H. Peck.
Date:2008
Title:New and noteworthy records of several non-native vascular plant species in Arkansas
Journal:Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Volume:2
Issue:1
Pages:637-641
CommentsMarks the first confirmation that water hyacinth exists in the wild in central Arkansas. The specimens and the GPS readings will be sent to the University of Arkansas Herbarium in Fayetteville. Associates: Hydrilla verticillata, Egeria densa, Marsilea quadrifolia, Myriophyllum spicatum
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalArkansas Herbarium in Fayetteville
VerifierWitsell, Theo-Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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