Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID270257
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateVT
CountyFranklin
LocalityMissisquoi Bay wetlands, near the Canadian Border (Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Champlain
HUC8 Number04300108
HUC10 NameMissisquoi Bay
HUC10 Number0430010811
HUC12 NameCarman Brook-Missisquoi Bay
HUC12 Number043001081102
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19352
Author:Mitchell, T.
Date:2006
Title:Invasive Plants Found in Lake.
Publisher:Rutland Herald
Pages:3
CommentsThis is the first time water-chestnut has been reported in the county of Grand Isle and in the watershed of Lamoille.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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