Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1695903
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateCT
CountyHartford
LocalityBarber's Pond, Mill Brook
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFarmington River
HUC8 Number01080207
HUC10 NameOutlet Farmington River
HUC10 Number0108020706
HUC12 NameMill Brook-Farmington River
HUC12 Number010802070602
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsUnknown when infestation was first observed. Dam likely to removed in 2023 and may cause further spread.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierConnecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2022].

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