Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID877641
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateMA
CountyWorcester
LocalityNashua River stretch through Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge near Devens
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNashua River
HUC8 Number01070004
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Nashua River
HUC10 Number0107000402
HUC12 NameStill River-Nashua River
HUC12 Number010700040204
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal | dispersed waterfowl
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27885
Author:Lefferts, J.F.
Date:2015
Title:Invasive plant found in river near wildlife refuge in Devens
Publisher:The Boston Globe.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27886
Author:Nashua River Watershed Association.
Date:2015
Title:Invasive water chestnuts discovered in Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge
Publisher:Nashua River Watershed Association
CommentsHand pulling conducted in August 2015
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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