Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)

Specimen ID1697450
Common Namewater chestnut
LocalityMansfield Hollow State Park, West of Nitmuck Trail along shore of lake, in line with a small island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameShetucket River
HUC8 Number01100002
HUC10 NameNatchaug River
HUC10 Number0110000202
HUC12 NameSawmill Brook-Natchaug River
HUC12 Number011000020206
Collection Day12
Collection Month8
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsSee attached map for location - red line indicates paddling path while purple arrow indicates water chestnut occurrence location. Sighting reported to CTDEEP; CTDEEP reporting to NAS on behalf of the noted observer.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Number Collected100
Trapa natans
Trapa natans


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/13/2024].

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