Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID240732
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityPepperell Pond, impoundment along Nashua River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNashua River
HUC8 Number01070004
HUC10 NameNissitissit River-Nashua River
HUC10 Number0107000404
HUC12 NameUnkety Brook-Nashua River
HUC12 Number010700040402
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaydispersed waterfowl | dispersed | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16468
Author:Gunderson, M.
Date:2007
Title:Clogged pond to get relief - grant will help reduce weeds.
Publisher:The Boston Globe.
Volume:2007
Issue:September 13
Comments2007 grant from MA DCR aimed at machine harvesting; efforts by hand pulling since 2001 unsuccessful.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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