Specimen Information

Elodea canadensis
Elodea canadensis
(Canadian waterweed)
Plants
Native Transplant

Specimen ID877783
GroupPlants
GenusElodea
Speciescanadensis
Common NameCanadian waterweed
StateAK
CountyValdez-Cordova Census Area
LocalityEyak Lake, W end of Mavis Island, Cordova
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Copper River
HUC8 Number19020104
HUC10 NameScott River-Frontal Gulf of Alaska
HUC10 Number1902010416
HUC12 NameEyak Lake
HUC12 Number190201041604
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Collection Day21
Collection Month7
Collection Year1982
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on floatplanes | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28194
Author:University of Alaska Museum of the North
Date:2013
Title:UAM Herbarium (ALA), Vascular Plant Collection (Arctos)
Publisher:University of Alaska
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28197
Author:Arctos
Date:2011
Title:KNWR Herbarium Collection
Publisher:Arctos
Reference 3
Ref. Number:27949
Author:Alaska Plant Materials Center, Alaska Department of Natural Resources (AK DNR), Division of Agriculture.
Date:2010
Title:Invasive Plants and Agricultural Pest Management - Waterweed (Elodea spp.)
CommentsDiscovered in 1982. Arctos specimen
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalALA
Museum Cat Number146813
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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