Specimen Information

Potamogeton crispus
Potamogeton crispus
(curly-leaf pondweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID249920
GroupPlants
GenusPotamogeton
Speciescrispus
Common Namecurly-leaf pondweed
StateMN
CountyLincoln
LocalityLake Benton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRedwood
HUC8 Number07020006
HUC10 NameCoon Creek
HUC10 Number0702000602
HUC12 NameLake Benton
HUC12 Number070200060202
Map
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Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17825
Author:Poovey, A.G., M.D. Netherland, and W. Crowell.
Date:2008
Title:Effects of turbidity on fluridone treatments for curlyleaf pondweed control. APCRP Technical Notes Collection, TN APCRP-CC-06.
Publisher:US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS.
Pages:11 pp
CommentsIntroduced in early 1990's. Dense stands of curlyleaf pondweed now occupy most of the lake with populations concentrated in the upper and lower ends of the lake. Treatments with fluridone began in 2004.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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