Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID272311
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateWI
CountyDane
LocalityNorth detention pond in Orchid Heights Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Rock
HUC8 Number07090002
HUC10 NameLake Mendota-Yahara River
HUC10 Number0709000206
HUC12 NamePheasant Branch
HUC12 Number070900020603
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month10
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/5/2020].

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