Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(common water-hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID242850
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namecommon water-hyacinth
StateTX
CountyHenderson/Chero
LocalityPalestine Lake, northeast Texas
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Neches
HUC8 Number12020001
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17312
Author:Beck, P.A., and R.A. Ott.
Date:2006
Title:Statewide freshwater fisheries monitoring and management program survey report for Lake Palestine, 2005.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Federal Aid Report F-30-R-31 Tyler, TX.
Volume:2006
Issue:July 31
Pages:51 pp
CommentsAttempts were made to control water hyacinth through manual removal. Infestation approximately 1 acre.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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