Specimen Information

Potamogeton crispus
Potamogeton crispus
(curly-leaf pondweed)

Specimen ID270205
Common Namecurly-leaf pondweed
CountyLe Sueur
LocalitySakatah Lake, north of Sakatah Lake State Park near Waterville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCannon
HUC8 Number07040002
HUC10 NameUpper Cannon River
HUC10 Number0704000201
HUC12 NameSakatah Lake-Cannon River
HUC12 Number070400020106
Collection Month6
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19333
Author:Balgie, S., W. Crowell, S. Enger, D. Hoverson, J. Hunt, G. Montz, A. Pierce, J. Rendall, R. Rezanka, L. Skinner D. Swanson, C. Welling, and H. Wolf.
Title:Invasive species of aquatic plants and wild animals in Minnesota: annual report for 2009
Publisher:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
CommentsThis is the first reported finding of curly-leaf pondweed in the Cannon watershed.
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2023].

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