Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)

Specimen ID1714024
Common Namewater chestnut
CountyNew Haven
LocalityFarm Brook Reservoir (Hamden, CT)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameQuinnipiac
HUC8 Number01100004
HUC10 NameMill River-Frontal Long Island Sound
HUC10 Number0110000403
HUC12 NameWest River
HUC12 Number011000040302
Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsThis is Farmbrook Reservoir in Hamden CT. This patch of water chestnut is growing fast. I wish I knew what it was earlier because there was one patch the size of a picnic blanket where I use to wade out and fish a few years ago.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Number Collected500


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2024].

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