Specimen Information

Egeria densa
Egeria densa
(Brazilian waterweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID240731
GroupPlants
GenusEgeria
Speciesdensa
Common NameBrazilian waterweed
StateMN
CountyHennepin
LocalityPowderhorn Lake, south Minneapolis
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameCity of Minneapolis-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0701020607
HUC12 NameSaint Anthony Falls-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070102060703
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month9
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16467
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2007
Title:New invasive aquatic plant discovered in Minneapolis lake
Publisher:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
CommentsDNR and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board plan to apply herbicide with the goal of eradication. --- eradicated by 2009 (attached communication)
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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