Specimen Information

Myriophyllum spicatum
Myriophyllum spicatum
(Eurasian watermilfoil)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID254519
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesspicatum
Common NameEurasian watermilfoil
StateME
CountyKennebec
LocalitySalmon Lake (consists of Ellis Pond and McGrath Pond)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kennebec River
HUC8 Number01030003
HUC10 NameBelgrade Lakes-Messalonskee Stream
HUC10 Number0103000322
HUC12 NameSalmon Pond-Great Pond
HUC12 Number010300032202
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18120
Author:Elliott, J.
Date:2008
Title:Salmon Lake new type of milfoil found in lake.
Publisher:Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME.
Volume:2008
Issue:August 7
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18121
Author:Anonymous
Date:2008
Title:Quick response to milfoil attack a good sign.
Publisher:Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME.
Volume:2008
Issue:August 10
Reference 3
Ref. Number:18125
Author:Invasive Aquatic Species Program, Maine Department of Environmental Protection.
Date:2015
Title:Maine DEP 2015 Invasive Aquatic Plant Map
Publisher:Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Augusta, Maine.
Volume:2007
Issue:March
Reference 4
Ref. Number:18808
Author:Crosby, C.
Date:2009
Title:Risks of chemical marginal.
Publisher:Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME.
Volume:2009
Issue:August 18
CommentsFound in low densities and hand pulled at two locations (near public boat launch and outlet to Great Pond). Plants removed in 2008 and 2009 by diver hand pulling; plans to treat with 2,4-D are proposed for future treatment. Not present since 2013.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierMaine DEP
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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