Specimen Information

Alopecurus geniculatus
Alopecurus geniculatus
(water foxtail)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID279729
GroupPlants
GenusAlopecurus
Speciesgeniculatus
Common Namewater foxtail
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityChicago area
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
Map
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Collection Year1970
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on plants
Statusestablished
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:23869
Author:Swink, F., and Wilhelm, G.
Date:1979
Title:Plants of the Chicago Region. Revised and Expanded Edition.
Publisher:Lisle, Illinois: The Morton Arboretum.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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