Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(common water-hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1680133
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namecommon water-hyacinth
StateGA
CountyGreene
LocalityLake Oconee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Oconee
HUC8 Number03070101
HUC10 NameLake Oconee
HUC10 Number0307010113
HUC12 NameLake Oconee-Lake Sinclair
HUC12 Number030701011306
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Month10
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsLarge volume of plant found; GA Power to treat the infestation
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2022].

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