Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID167939
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateAR
CountyChicot
LocalityChicot County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameUnknown or N/A
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
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
CommentsThe 2006 NWAnews article mentioned this population had existed for "several years"; date of 2001 is estimated. Same article erroneously called it Chico County.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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