Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID239038
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateKS
CountyLeavenworth
LocalityLansing City Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameIndependence-Sugar
HUC8 Number10240011
HUC10 NameBrush Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1024001106
HUC12 NameSevenmile Creek-Missouri River
HUC12 Number102400110601
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsWidespread over two shorelines; waiting to see if it over-winters. Still present in 2015. Verified by Kansas biologist.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2022].

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