Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID229040
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateAZ
LocalitySouthern Arizona, farm fish ponds throughout southern Arizona.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Santa Cruz
HUC8 Number15050303
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/7/2020].

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