Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID228614
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityWest Palm Beach Canal (C-51)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
Map
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Collection Year1949
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10212
Author:Bogart, D.B.
Date:1949
Title:The effect of aquatic weeds on flow in Everglades canals.
Journal:Proceedings of the Soil Science Society of Florida
Volume:9
Pages:32-52
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2019].

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