Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID877692
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMN
CountyMeeker
LocalityLake Koronis; southeast bay near the public water access off Highway 55
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrow
HUC8 Number07010204
HUC10 NameLake Koronis-North Fork Crow River
HUC10 Number0701020401
HUC12 NameLake Koronis-North Fork Crow River
HUC12 Number070102040108
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27900
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR)
Date:2015
Title:Invasive species starry stonewort confirmed in Stearns, Meeker county lakes
Publisher:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28969
Author:Minnesota News Network.
Date:2016
Title:Lake association removes invasive starry stonewort
Publisher:Voice of Alexandria
Reference 3
Ref. Number:28178
Author:Pace, M. (curator), and B. Thiers (director).
Date:2016
Title:William and Lynda Steere Herbarium (NY)
Publisher:The New York Botanical Garden
CommentsMechanical removal began in August 2016. NY 02334593
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalNew York Botanical Garden, MARY, PH
Museum Cat NumberNY 02334593
VerifierKen G. Karol, NYBG
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size250-300 ac
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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