Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID228701
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateNC
CountyNew Hanover
LocalityGreenfield Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030005
HUC10 NameBrunswick River-Cape Fear River
HUC10 Number0303000505
HUC12 NameBrunswick River-Cape Fear River
HUC12 Number030300050503
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month5
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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