Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)

Specimen ID1714023
Common Namewater chestnut
CountyNew Haven
LocalityBaldwins Pond (Meriden, CT)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameQuinnipiac
HUC8 Number01100004
HUC10 NameQuinnipiac River
HUC10 Number0110000401
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Quinnipiac River
HUC12 Number011000040103
Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsThere was a significant amount of water chestnut, covering an estimated 0.5 acres or more. Plants were spilling over the dam and floating downstream as well.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierConnecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Number Collected100


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2024].

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