Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID243381
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateIL
CountyLake
LocalityFlint Lake, NW of Barrington
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Fox
HUC8 Number07120006
HUC10 NameFlint Creek-Fox River
HUC10 Number0712000611
HUC12 NameFlint Creek
HUC12 Number071200061104
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | dispersed | released
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17448
Author:Adam, M., C.L. Brant, M. Colwell, J. Marencik, and M. Pfister.
Date:2004
Title:2003 Summary report of Flint Lake - Lake County, Illinois
Publisher:Lake Co Health Department Environmenal Health Services Lakes Management Unit
Volume:2004
Issue:January
Pages:50 pp
CommentsFound with water-lettuce; both species considered unlikely to survive due to cold winter temperatures. Considered an ornamental release probably in Aug/Sept.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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