Specimen Information

Potamogeton crispus
Potamogeton crispus
(curly-leaf pondweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID242107
GroupPlants
GenusPotamogeton
Speciescrispus
Common Namecurly-leaf pondweed
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityLake Cochituate
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConcord River
HUC8 Number01070005
HUC10 NameSudbury River
HUC10 Number0107000501
HUC12 NameLake Cochituate-Sudbury River
HUC12 Number010700050103
Map
+
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17157
Author:Manuse, A.J.
Date:2007
Title:Lake Cochituate losing the battle.
Publisher:The Metro West Daily News
Volume:2007
Issue:December 8
CommentsJuly 2007 - 133 acres of the 614-acres lake covered by M. spicatum, M. heterophyllum, and P. crispus. Only 79 acres in August 2006.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen Impactinterferes with boating, fishing and swimming


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/27/2022].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.