Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID238681
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateNY
CountyCayuga
LocalityErie Canal, 0.5 mi east of the confluence with Cayuga-Seneca Canal near town of Montezuma
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number04140201
HUC10 NameMiddle Seneca River
HUC10 Number0414020114
HUC12 NameKipp Island-Seneca River
HUC12 Number041402011407
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsAll visible plants were removed by hand. See voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5-6 plants
Photo





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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/7/2021].

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