Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID234470
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateNC
CountyPender
LocalityRiverbend subdivision, off Hwy 53, swamp slough near Northeast Cape Fear River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNortheast Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030007
HUC10 NameAngola Swamp-Northeast Cape Fear River
HUC10 Number0303000706
HUC12 NameLewis Creek-Northeast Cape Fear River
HUC12 Number030300070611
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month5
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsStatus: small plants believed to have overwintered at this site. Reproductive status: Vegetative. CollectorNumber: Stratford Kay s.n.
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberFLAS; NCSU
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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