Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID234141
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateAL
CountyCoosa
LocalityMitchell Lake, impoundment on the Coosa River, Higgens Ferry Landing, cove on W side
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Coosa
HUC8 Number03150107
HUC10 NameWalnut Creek-Coosa River
HUC10 Number0315010708
HUC12 NameCargle Creek
HUC12 Number031501070803
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month3
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/20/2019].

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