Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID860869
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateDC
CountyDistrict of Columbia
LocalityPotomac park fish pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameRock Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001001
HUC12 NamePimmit Run-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700100103
Map
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Collection Year1919
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27644
Author:Hummel, M., and E. Kiviat.
Date:2004
Title:Review of World Literature on Water Chestnut with Implications for Management in North America
Journal:Journal of Aquatic Plant Management
Volume:42
Pages:17-28
Reference 2
Ref. Number:10148
Author:Gwathmey, J.H.
Date:1945
Title:Potomac River cleared of floating islands.
Journal:Maryland Conservationist
Volume:22
Issue:1
Pages:21-23
Reference 3
Ref. Number:27941
Author:Kolessar, M.A.
Date:1967
Title:Aquatic plants in Maryland-a growing menace
Journal:Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division
Volume:93
Issue:3
Pages:1-8
CommentsEradicated in 1950.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/31/2021].

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