Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID247634
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateNC
CountyCraven
LocalityScotts Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Neuse
HUC8 Number03020204
HUC10 NameUpper Broad Creek-Neuse River
HUC10 Number0302020404
HUC12 NameNorthwest Creek-Neuse River
HUC12 Number030202040404
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month1
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17807
Author:Hall, C.
Date:2008
Title:Paddlers pluck trash, garbage from Scotts Creek.
Publisher:The Sun Journal, New Bern, NC.
Volume:2008
Issue:April 18
Commentsthickly bunched weed spread 25 yards from shore; probably present for >1 years
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/26/2020].

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