Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID234766
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateIL
CountyLake
LocalityFox River Chain O' Lakes in a channel between Lake Marie and Channel Lake.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Fox
HUC8 Number07120006
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month10
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pond
Statusunknown
CommentsPlants were also sighted in several bays off the channel. There are approximately 500-600 plants along about 800-1000 ft of channel shoreline. CollectorNumber: Marencik s. n.
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberFLAS
VerifierMarencik, Joseph
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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