Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID862565
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateCT
CountyHartford
LocalityFilley Park Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Connecticut
HUC8 Number01080205
HUC10 NamePark River
HUC10 Number0108020503
HUC12 NameNorth Branch Park River
HUC12 Number010802050302
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed waterfowl
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27702
Author:Goode, S.
Date:2015
Title:Invasive water chestnut found in Bloomfield's Filley Park Pond
Publisher:Hartford Courant
Issue:7/13/2015
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27963
Author:Goode, S.
Date:2015
Title:Officials decide to use chemicals to kill invasive plant in Bloomfield Pond
Publisher:Hartford Courant
CommentsDiscovered in 2015. Treatment ongoing.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierBugbee, Greg
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/10/2020].

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