Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID228522
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityMiddlesex county
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameNew England Region
HUC8 Number01000000
Map
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Collection Year1875
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10194
Author:Countryman, W.D.
Date:1970
Title:The history, spread and present distribution of some immigrant aquatic weeds in New England.
Journal:Hyacinth Control Journal
Volume:8
Issue:2
Pages:50-52
Reference 2
Ref. Number:10741
Author:Les, D.H., and L.J. Mehrhoff.
Date:1999
Title:Introduction of nonindigenous aquatic vascular plants in southern New England: a historical perspective.
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:1
Issue:2-3
Pages:281-300
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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