Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID228609
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateGA
CountyDougherty
LocalityLake Worth at Muckalee Creek, Sowega Slough and 60 acre cove.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKinchafoonee-Muckalee
HUC8 Number03130007
HUC10 NameMuckafoonee Creek-Muckalee Creek
HUC10 Number0313000710
HUC12 NameMachalee Creek-Lake Worth
HUC12 Number031300071003
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:10209
Author:Thomaston, W.W.
Date:1984
Title:The status of undesirable aquatic weeds in Georgia during 1983.
Journal:Aquatics
Volume:6
Issue:1
Pages:9-10
Reference 3
Ref. Number:10103
Author:Bayne, D.R.
Date:1979
Title:The most troublesome aquatic weeds of Alabama.
Journal:Proceedings of the Southern Weed Science Society
Volume:32
Pages:280-283
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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