Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID167949
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateAR
CountyPulaski
LocalityFourche Creek in Little Rock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Arkansas-Maumelle
HUC8 Number11110207
HUC10 NameFourche Creek-Arkansas River
HUC10 Number1111020704
HUC12 NameFaulkner Lake-Arkansas River
HUC12 Number111102070402
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
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
CommentsFirst known occurance in Fourche Creek, but also collected from Little Maumelle River within the same drainage.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2019].

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