Specimen Information

Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(alligatorweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID877654
GroupPlants
GenusAlternanthera
Speciesphiloxeroides
Common Namealligatorweed
StateNC
CountyHoke
LocalityAlong both banks near the confluence of both Beaver Creek and Black Branch
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030004
HUC10 NameRockfish Creek
HUC10 Number0303000406
HUC12 NameLower Puppy Creek
HUC12 Number030300040606
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Commentsnumerous dense infestations. Unknown discovery date.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
VerifierLassiter, Bridget
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactImminent threat to completely block both creeks as mats of growth have nearly converged from both shorelines of both creeks
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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