Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID257415
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateMS
CountyHancock
LocalityDrainage ditch leading to Bay St. Louis
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
HUC10 NameJourdan River-Saint Louis Bay
HUC10 Number0317000913
HUC12 NameSaint Louis Bay
HUC12 Number031700091306
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month8
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17314
Author:Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council.
Date:2008
Title:Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System.
Publisher:University of Georgia Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
CommentsDense monoculture
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size3120 sq meters


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2020].

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