Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID235591
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateRI
CountyWashington
LocalityChipuxet River at Taylors Landing, junction of Rt. 110 and 138, West Kingston, South Kingstown
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePawcatuck-Wood
HUC8 Number01090005
HUC10 NameUpper Pawcatuck River
HUC10 Number0109000502
HUC12 NameChipuxet River-Pawcatuck River
HUC12 Number010900050201
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month8
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
CommentsLisa went by the site, 8/28/2003, and she saw at least 15 plants in the river along the shore at the landing. Reproductive status: Vegetative. CollectorNumber: Brown s. n.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Museum Cat NumberKIRI
VerifierGould, Lisa
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2022].

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