Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID243383
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateIL
CountyLake
LocalityGrandwood Park Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameMill Creek
HUC10 Number0712000402
HUC12 NameMill Creek
HUC12 Number071200040202
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | dispersed | released
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17449
Author:Adam, M.D., M.C. Colwell, J. Marencik, and M.A. Pfister.
Date:2001
Title:2000 Summary report of Grandwood Park Lake - Lake County, Illinois.
Publisher:Lake Co Health Department Environmenal Health Services Lakes Management Unit
Volume:2001
Issue:July
Pages:56 pp
CommentsFound with water-lettuce along south shore. Both species considered unlikely to survive due to cold winter temperatures. Considered an ornamental release probably in July/August.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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