Specimen Information

Trapa bispinosa var. iinumai
Trapa bispinosa var. iinumai
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID272079
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesbispinosa
Varietyiinumai
Common Namewater chestnut
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityMeadow Pond within Burke Centre (a residential development) NE of Burke Lake [site code BC-VA]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NamePohick Creek
HUC10 Number0207001004
HUC12 NamePohick Creek
HUC12 Number020700100401
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on waterfowl
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15853
Author:Glendenning, L.
Date:2006
Title:Invasion of the Water Chestnut.
Publisher:The Fairfax Connection
CommentsInitial year 2006. Found in July 2006. Herbicide treatment and/or dredging planned for 2007. Verified as Trapa bispinosa in 2020 from red underside of leaves.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierNancy Rybicki
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactOxygen depletion
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