Specimen Information

Hydrilla verticillata peregrina
Hydrilla verticillata peregrina
(wandering hydrilla)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID256311
GroupPlants
GenusHydrilla
Speciesverticillata
Subspeciesperegrina
Common Namewandering hydrilla
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityLotus Lake, town of Bayport
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameCarmans River-Great South Bay
HUC10 Number0203020203
HUC12 NameBrown Creek-Great South Bay
HUC12 Number020302020305
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsFound both Lotus Lake (present in southern 4 acres of lake) and Sans Souci Lake (appx 3-6 acres), connected county park waters in the town of Bayport. Control with grass carp likely (stocking rate 15-20 fish/veg acre.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierWeldy, Troy - Eastern NY TNC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/14/2024].

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