Specimen Information

Myriophyllum aquaticum
Myriophyllum aquaticum
(parrot feather)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID260226
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesaquaticum
Common Nameparrot feather
StateIN
CountySteuben
LocalityMeserve Lake [just E of Pleasant Lake]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Joseph
HUC8 Number04050001
HUC10 NamePigeon Creek
HUC10 Number0405000110
HUC12 NameLong Lake-Pigeon Creek
HUC12 Number040500011003
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27931
Author:Edgell, R.
Date:2011
Title:DNR to treat four northeastern lakes for invasive plants this summer
Publisher:Indiana Department of Natural Resources
CommentsDiscovered in 2006. The state is working to eradicate the population. Treatments began in 2008. Not seen since 2012.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierEric Fischer
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/25/2022].

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