Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID228726
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateKY
CountyLyon/Trigg
LocalityKentucky Lake, eastern shoreline, at several points, along bays and inlets.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKentucky Lake
HUC8 Number06040005
Map
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Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10264
Author:Chester, E.W.
Date:1988
Title:Alligatorweed, Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb. in Kentucky.
Journal:Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Science
Volume:49
Issue:3/4
Pages:140-142
Commentsalong bays and inlets or in small, shoreline ponds resulting from wave-created dams.type intro = flooding of the lower Tennessee River basin during spring 1984 may have accounted for immigration from AL and T CollectorNumber: APSC
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Numberherb/Austin Peay State Uni
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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