Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID234288
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityPotomac River, S of Alexandria
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month7
Collection Year1938
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13276
Author:Neel, M. (director), J. Hall (curator), and N. Anderson.
Date:2014
Title:Norton-Brown Herbarium (MARY)
Publisher:University of Maryland
Reference 2
Ref. Number:10138
Author:Carter, V., and N.B. Rybicki
Date:1994
Title:Invasions and declines of submersed macrophytes in the tidal Potomac River and Estuary, the Currituck Sound-Back Bay system, and the Pamlico River Estuary.
Journal:Journal of Lake and Reservoir Management
Volume:10
Issue:1
Pages:39-48
Reference 3
Ref. Number:27941
Author:Kolessar, M.A.
Date:1967
Title:Aquatic plants in Maryland-a growing menace
Journal:Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division
Volume:93
Issue:3
Pages:1-8
CommentsEradicated in 1950. id: frt CollectorNumber: Walker #2502
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat NumberMARY
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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