Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID253218
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateNY
CountyErie
LocalityTonawanda Creek in Amherst [N tip of island, Ellicott Creek County Park]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNiagara River
HUC8 Number04270101
HUC10 NameLower Tonawanda Creek
HUC10 Number0427010105
HUC12 NameBear Ridge-Tonawanda Creek
HUC12 Number042701010505
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month6
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photos. Eradication attempted with mechanical harvesters in August 2010.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Number Preserved3
Photo
Trapa natans
Trapa natans
Trapa natans


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/13/2024].

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