Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID248040
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateTX
CountyMarion/Harrison
LocalityLake Caddo
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCaddo Lake
HUC8 Number11140306
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month4
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17810
Author:Johnson, N.O.
Date:2008
Title:State gets tough to protect Caddo, other waterways.
Publisher:The Longview News-Journal, Longview, TX.
Volume:2008
Issue:April 9
Comments3,600 acres of water hyacinth on the Texas side of the lake as well as the 50 to 100 acres of giant salvinia
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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