Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID279634
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateNY
CountySeneca
LocalityKendig Creek
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number04140201
Map
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Collection Year1959
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed waterfowl | released aquarium
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:703
Author:Mills, E.L., J.H. Leach, J.T. Carlton, and C.L. Secor
Date:1993
Title:Exotic species in the Great Lakes: a history of biotic crises and anthropogenic introductions
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:19
Issue:1
Pages:1-54
CommentsEradicated in 1959
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2021].

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