Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating water hyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID252908
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating water hyacinth
StateCT
CountyFairfield
LocalityMamanasco Lake, Ridgefield
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Hudson
HUC8 Number02030101
HUC10 NameCroton River
HUC10 Number0203010103
HUC12 NameTiticus River
HUC12 Number020301010301
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17933
Author:Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.
Date:2008
Title:CAES Individual Lake Results.
Publisher:The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, Invasive Aquatic Plant Program.
Volume:2008
Issue:January 8
CommentsOnly a couple of plants of this species were found on the west side of the lake
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2021].

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