Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID228506
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateFL
CountyLake
LocalityHitchens Creek, near Astor on St. Johns River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper St. Johns
HUC8 Number03080101
HUC10 NameLake Dexter-St. Johns River
HUC10 Number0308010116
HUC12 NameLake Dexter
HUC12 Number030801011606
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month12
Collection Year1765
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10197
Author:Bartram, J., and F. Harper.
Date:1942
Title:Diary of a journey through the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida from July 1, 1765, to April 10, 1766
Publisher:Transactions of the American Philosophical Society
Volume:33 part 1
Pages:148pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28661
Author:Bartram, W., and F. Harper.
Date:1943
Title:Travels in Georgia, and Florida, 1773-74. A report to Dr. John Fothergill
Publisher:Transactions of the American Philosophical Society
Volume:33 part 2
Pages:152pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:10240
Author:Aurand, D.
Date:1982
Title:Nuisance Aquatic Plants and Aquatic Plant Management Programs in the United States.
Publisher:The MITRE Corporation, McLean, VA.
Volume:2, Southeast
Pages:359
CommentsNoted in John and William Bartrams' travel journals
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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