Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID213331
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateLA
CountyOrleans
LocalityNew Orleans
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-New Orleans
HUC8 Number08090100
Map
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Collection Year1884
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10009
Author:Myers, R.L., and J.J. Ewel.
Date:1990
Title:Ecosystems of Florida.
Publisher:University of Central Florida Press.
Pages:344
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28319
Author:Klorer, J.
Date:1909
Title:The water hyacinth problem
Journal:Journal of the Association of Engineering Societies
Volume:42
Issue:1
Pages:42-48
Reference 3
Ref. Number:28316
Author:Penfound, W.T., and T.T. Earle.
Date:1948
Title:The biology of water hyacinth
Journal:Ecological Monographs
Volume:18
Issue:4
Pages:447-472
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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