Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID259880
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateIL
CountyJohnson
LocalityDutchman Lake, southern Illinois
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
HUC10 NameDutchman Creek
HUC10 Number0514020604
HUC12 NameDutchman Creek
HUC12 Number051402060402
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month9
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pond | planted ornamental
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18354
Author:Anonymous
Date:2008
Title:Invasive species discovered in Dutchman Lake.
Publisher:The Southern Illinoisan, Carbondale, IL.
Volume:2008
Issue:December 31
Commentsremoved manually; found with Myriophyllum aquaticum
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierCorey, Susan
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2019].

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