Specimen Information

Marsilea mutica
Marsilea mutica
(Australian water-clover)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID235613
GroupPlants
GenusMarsilea
Speciesmutica
Common NameAustralian water-clover
StateVA
CountyChesapeake
LocalityCooper's Ditch, NE side of Hillwell bridge, City of Chesapeake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlbemarle
HUC8 Number03010205
HUC10 NameNorth Landing River
HUC10 Number0301020512
HUC12 NameChesapeake Canal
HUC12 Number030102051201
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month10
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pond
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28990
Author:Hilu, K. (director), and T.F. Wieboldt (curator).
Date:2012
Title:Massey Herbarium (VPI)
Publisher:Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13618
Author:Knepper, D.A., D.M. Johnson, and L.J. Musselman.
Date:2002
Title:Marsilea mutica (Marsileaceae) in Virginia.
Journal:American Fern Journal
Volume:92
Issue:3
Pages:243-244
CommentsSmall, but vigorous population growing in shallow water and adjacent muddy shores for 10 m along the ditch. Plants were restricted to shallow water. Reproductive status: Vegetative.; PlantIDNotes: Rhizomes were rooted and no sporocarps were present. Floating leaves much larger than terrestrial plants.; Associates: Utricularia sp., Hydrilla verticillata, Hydrocotyle verticillata, M. pinnatum and filamentous algae. CollectorNumber: 2001-36 VPI 0006592
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalMassey Herbarium
Museum Cat NumberVPI 0006592
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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