Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID213797
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateDC
CountyDistrict of Columbia
LocalityPotomac River, freshwater tidal zone.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
Map
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Collection Year1950
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10151
Author:Stevenson, J.C., and N.M. Confer.
Date:1978
Title:Summary of available information in Chesapeake Bay submerged vegetation. FWS/OBS-78/66.
Publisher:US Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Biological Services, Washington, DC.
Pages:335 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:10113
Author:Burk, C.J., S.D. Lauermann, and A.L. Mesrobian
Date:1976
Title:The spread of several introduced or recently invading aquatics in western Massachusetts.
Journal:Rhodora
Volume:78
Pages:767-772
Reference 3
Ref. Number:10111
Author:Madsen, J.D.
Date:1990
Title:Waterchestnut (Trapa natans L.) research in Watervliet Reservoir, 1989 report
Journal:(report from Rensselaer Freshwater Institute, Troy, NY)
Publisher:Rensselaer Freshwater Institute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Pages:18 pp
Reference 4
Ref. Number:27941
Author:Kolessar, M.A.
Date:1967
Title:Aquatic plants in Maryland-a growing menace
Journal:Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division
Volume:93
Issue:3
Pages:1-8
CommentsEradicated in 1950.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/28/2021].

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