Specimen Information

Myriophyllum heterophyllum
Myriophyllum heterophyllum
(variable-leaf watermilfoil)
Plants
Native Transplant

Specimen ID261658
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesheterophyllum
Common Namevariable-leaf watermilfoil
StateCT
CountyWindham
LocalityMoosup Pond, near Moosup
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameQuinebaug River
HUC8 Number01100001
HUC10 NameMoosup River
HUC10 Number0110000105
HUC12 NameLower Moosup River
HUC12 Number011000010503
Map
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Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18722
Author:Groves, E.
Date:2009
Title:Moosup Pond being treated for slimy, invasive weed.
Publisher:The Bulletin
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28798
Author:Penney, J.
Date:2016
Title:Plainfield spending $12K on herbicides to rid Moosup Pond of invasive weed
Publisher:The Bulletin
Reference 3
Ref. Number:19670
Author:Gibbons, J.
Date:2011
Title:The Connecticut Agricultural Extension Station Aquatic Plant Survey Program.
CommentsFirst found 6 years ago; variable leaf milfoil now covering 40 of 97 acres. Herbicide treatment planned for 2009.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size40 acres


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