Specimen Information

Hydrilla verticillata [dioecious]
Hydrilla verticillata [dioecious]
(dioecious hydrilla)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID257526
GroupPlants
GenusHydrilla
Speciesverticillata [dioecious]
Common Namedioecious hydrilla
StateKY
CountyKnott
LocalityCarr Creek Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorth Fork Kentucky
HUC8 Number05100201
HUC10 NameCarr Fork
HUC10 Number0510020102
HUC12 NameIrishman Creek-Carr Fork
HUC12 Number051002010203
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month9
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
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.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27716
Author:Rybicki, N., J.D. Kirshtein, and M.A. Voytek.
Date:2013
Title:Molecular techniques to distinguish morphologically similar Hydrilla verticillata, Egeria densa, Elodea nuttallii, and Elodea canadensis
Journal:Journal of Aquatic Plant Management
Volume:51
Pages:94-102
CommentsKY hydrilla assumed dioecious prior to 2008 introduction to Kentucky Reservoir. Scattered dense plants - approx. 50 net acres at 15 ft depth, infested over 700 gross acres
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierKevin Frey - district fisheries biologist
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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