Specimen Information

Myriophyllum spicatum
Myriophyllum spicatum
(Eurasian watermilfoil)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID254518
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesspicatum
Common NameEurasian watermilfoil
StateME
CountyCumberland
LocalityPleasant Hill Pond, Scarborough
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePresumpscot
HUC8 Number01060001
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month10
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18123
Author:Many.
Date:2008
Title:Invasive Plant Atlas of New England (IPANE) at the University of Connecticut: online database.
Publisher:University of Conneticut, USDA.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18122
Author:Anonymous
Date:2008
Title:2007 Invasive Aquatic Plant Species Program Report.
Publisher:Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Augusta, Maine.
Volume:2008
Issue:May 1
Reference 3
Ref. Number:17277
Date:2008
Title:The George Safford Torrey Herbarium Database.
Publisher:University of Connecticut.
CommentsDiscovery November, 2004. Was Maine's first Eurasian milfoil detection. 2005-2006: DEP conducted herbicide treatment beginning in Undetected for 2 seasons. 2007: EWM detected and still present. Unmanaged as of 2016. 28-acre former gravel pit; chemical treatment applied 2006 and 2007. View CONN Record
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
Museum Cat NumberCONN00059358
VerifierMaine DEP
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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