Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID240570
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateSC
CountyLexington
LocalityLake Murray
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSaluda
HUC8 Number03050109
HUC10 NameLake Murray-Saluda River
HUC10 Number0305010913
HUC12 NameLower Lake Murray-Saluda River
HUC12 Number030501091311
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16137
Author:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2007
Title:South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Plan.
Publisher:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Volume:2007
Issue:March
Comments
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Museum Cat Number
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactImpaired activities - Boating, swimming, domestic and municipal water intakes, public access


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/20/2019].

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