Specimen Information

Pontederia crassipes
Pontederia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID877919
GroupPlants
GenusPontederia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateMS
CountyHarrison
Localitymouth of Turkey Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
HUC10 NameBack Bay of Biloxi-Biloxi Bay
HUC10 Number0317000906
HUC12 NameBernard Bayou-Big Lake
HUC12 Number031700090602
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month5
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Commentscontrol efforts underway
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/8/2020].

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