Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID238666
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateLA
CountyAscension/St.James/St.John the Baptist/Livingston
LocalityMaurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area (Manchac?)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Maurepas
HUC8 Number08070204
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed flood
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16121
Author:Anonymous
Date:2007
Title:Maurepas Swamp WMA.
Publisher:Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2019].

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