Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID241965
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityTujunga Ponds (West of 210 freeway & City of Sunland) Southern base San Gabriel Mtns
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLos Angeles
HUC8 Number18070105
HUC10 NameBig Tujunga Creek
HUC10 Number1807010501
HUC12 NameLower Big Tujunga Creek
HUC12 Number180701050105
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month10
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | released
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17141
Author:Calflora.
Date:2007
Title:Information on California plants for education, research and conservation
Volume:2007
CommentsPlants that rooted on boggy edge of pond in the canopy of trees were substantially taller and consequently lost the inflated bladder on the petioles.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Museum Cat NumberRSA618683
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/29/2020].

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