Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID238391
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StatePR
CountyDorado
LocalityLa Plata River mouth
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameRio de la Plata Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000507
HUC12 NameRio de la Plata to Cienaga de San Pedro Coastal Drainage Watersheds
HUC12 Number210100050714
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month4
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | hitch hiker
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/6/2020].

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