Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID237508
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateLA
CountyCaddo
LocalityCaddo Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCaddo Lake
HUC8 Number11140306
HUC10 NameBig Cypress Bayou-Frontal Caddo Lake
HUC10 Number1114030604
HUC12 NameTete Bayou-Frontal Caddo Lake
HUC12 Number111403060411
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed waterfowl
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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