Specimen Information

Hydrilla verticillata peregrina
Hydrilla verticillata peregrina
(wandering hydrilla)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID270067
GroupPlants
GenusHydrilla
Speciesverticillata
Subspeciesperegrina
Common Namewandering hydrilla
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityLake Ronkonkoma, the largest lake on Long Island. also featured in a Newsday Newspaper feature story.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameGreat South Bay-Fire Island Inlet
HUC10 Number0203020204
HUC12 NameConnetquot River
HUC12 Number020302020401
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19302
Author:Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society.
Date:2009
Title:Nor'Easter Newsletters.
Publisher:Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society.
Issue:Fall
Pages:4 and 6
CommentsThe feature of an article in a the Newsday newspaper led to an admission by a pond owner who thought she was planting Anacharis and improving the quality of the pond.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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