Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID213943
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateLA
CountyLafourche
LocalityDrainage ditch near Zero Brahma Ranch, 6.4 km NE of Thibodaux.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
Map
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Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10125
Author:Grodowitz, M.J., W. Johnson, and L.D. Nelson.
Date:1992
Title:Status of biological control of water lettuce in Louisiana and Texas using insects. Miscellaneous paper A-92-3.
Publisher:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station
Pages:13
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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