Specimen Information

Hydrilla verticillata [dioecious]
Hydrilla verticillata [dioecious]
(dioecious hydrilla)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID873191
GroupPlants
GenusHydrilla
Speciesverticillata [dioecious]
Common Namedioecious hydrilla
StateTX
CountyTravis
LocalityLake Austin, Austin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAustin-Travis Lakes
HUC8 Number12090205
HUC10 NameCity of Austin-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1209020503
HUC12 NameLake Austin-Town Lake
HUC12 Number120902050305
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27729
Author:Anonymous
Date:2013
Title:Hydrilla in Lake Austin under control
Publisher:AustinTexas.gov
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen Impactsignificant safety concerns as its dense growth has impacted flood flows, water intakes and recreation on the lake


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/15/2021].

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