Specimen Information

Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID240678
GroupPlants
GenusPistia
Speciesstratiotes
Common Namewater lettuce
StateMD
CountyCharles
LocalityMattawoman Creek, across from Smallwood State Park marina
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
HUC10 NameQuantico Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001101
HUC12 NameMarbury Run-Mattawoman Creek
HUC12 Number020700110102
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month9
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | dispersed | released
Statuscollected
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2022].

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