Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID257498
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateCO
CountyAlamosa
Localitycanal near Mosca, San Luis Valley
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Luis
HUC8 Number13010003
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18196
Author:Colorado Weed Management Association.
Date:2008
Title:Weed Spotter
Publisher:CWMA, Centennial, CO.
Volume:2008
CommentsThis population overwinters in a geothermal spring on private farm.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/28/2020].

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