Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID240605
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateSC
CountyGeorgetown
LocalityWaccamaw River, near Hagley Landing, ca. 6 mi upstream of US 17 bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWaccamaw
HUC8 Number03040206
HUC10 NameOutlet Waccamaw River-Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
HUC10 Number0304020610
HUC12 NameOutlet Waccamaw River-Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
HUC12 Number030402061003
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | escaped captivity pond
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16459
Author:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2007
Title:South Carolina Aquatic Invasive Species Management Plan.
Publisher:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Volume:2007
Issue:August
Pages:136 pp
CommentsCold winter temperatures apparently eliminated this population
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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