Specimen Information

Trapa natans
Trapa natans
(water chestnut)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID878002
GroupPlants
GenusTrapa
Speciesnatans
Common Namewater chestnut
StateNY
CountySeneca
LocalitySE of Canoga Marsh, in NW section of Cayuga Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number04140201
HUC10 NameYawger Creek-Cayuga Lake
HUC10 Number0414020112
HUC12 NameDemont Creek-Cayuga Lake
HUC12 Number041402011205
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | canal | dispersed waterfowl
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27990
Author:Anonymous
Date:2015
Title:Invasive Water Chestnut Found on Cayuga Lake
Publisher:Ithaca Times
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27991
Author:Byeon, J.
Date:2015
Title:Invasive species of water chestnut removed from northern Cayuga Lake
Publisher:Ithaca Voice
CommentsDiscovered in 2015. Manual removal in August 2015.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMalyj, James
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size2 acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/6/2021].

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