Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID860833
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateRI
CountyWashington
LocalityRhode Island, Belleville Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNarragansett
HUC8 Number01090004
HUC10 NameNarragansett Bay
HUC10 Number0109000409
HUC12 NameLower West Passage
HUC12 Number010900040908
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27638
Author:State of Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Resources
Date:2015
Title:Aquatic Invasive Species: (AIS) Plants Documented in RI Freshwaters
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27639
Author:State of Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Resources
Date:2010
Title:Water Chestnut (Trapa natans) Documented by RIDEM-OWR in Rhode Island Freshwaters
CommentsDiscovered in 2007
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2019].

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