Specimen Information

Azolla pinnata
Azolla pinnata
(mosquito fern)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID242678
GroupPlants
GenusAzolla
Speciespinnata
Common Namemosquito fern
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
Localitydrainage canal in unincorporated Jupiter-area, 1/8 mile west of intersection of 69th Drive and 149th Place N. Drainage canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameUpper Loxahatchee Slough
HUC10 Number0309020607
HUC12 NameUpper Loxahatchee Slough
HUC12 Number030902060700
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants? | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17274
Author:Ferriter, A., B. Doren, R. Winston, D. Thayer, B. Miller, B. Thomas, M. Barrett, T. Pernas, S. Hardin, J. Lane, M. Kobza, D. Schmitz, M. Bodle, L. Toth, L. Rodgers, P. Pratt, S. Snow, and C. Goodyear.
Date:2008
Title:Draft South Florida Environmental Report: Chapter 9 - The status of nonindigenous species in the South Florida environment.
Publisher:South Florida Water Management District
Pages:97 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28725
Author:Brown, K.
Date:2008
Title:Wildland Weeds, Internodes
Publisher:Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council
Volume:11
Issue:2
Pages:22
CommentsFDEP and the Indian River Water Control District are mounting containment treatments to try to restrict the population from wider establishment.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/29/2020].

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