Specimen Information

Potamogeton crispus
Potamogeton crispus
(curly-leaf pondweed)

Specimen ID1695532
Common Namecurly-leaf pondweed
LocalityMiddleton Town, Crystal Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOutlet Connecticut River
HUC8 Number01080205
HUC10 NameHigganum Creek-Connecticut River
HUC10 Number0108020507
HUC12 NameMill Creek-Connecticut River
HUC12 Number010802050702
Collection Day25
Collection Month6
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
CommentsPost-treatment survey From report: Aquatic Plant Survey Report for Crystal Lake (Middletown, CT), Prepared for the Pond and Lake Connection, December 21st, 2021 The herbicide treatment was very effective in controlling invasive Curly-leaf pondweed. During the posttreatment survey, curly-leaf pondweed was found at only two waypoints at very sparse densities and low growing in the water column.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierNortheast Aquatic Research, LLC
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/2/2023].

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