Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID257520
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateNC
CountyNew Hanover
LocalityGreenfield Lake, Wilmington City Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030005
HUC10 NameBrunswick River-Cape Fear River
HUC10 Number0303000505
HUC12 NameBrunswick River-Cape Fear River
HUC12 Number030300050503
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month10
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuscollected
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.
Commentsseveral patches around the lake, visible from trail
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size60 sq feet


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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