Specimen Information

Hydrilla verticillata [monoecious]
Hydrilla verticillata [monoecious]
(monoecious hydrilla)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID878023
GroupPlants
GenusHydrilla
Speciesverticillata [monoecious]
Common Namemonoecious hydrilla
StateVA
CountyChesterfield
LocalitySwift Creek Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAppomattox
HUC8 Number02080207
HUC10 NameSwift Creek
HUC10 Number0208020709
HUC12 NameSwift Creek Reservoir-Swift Creek
HUC12 Number020802070901
Map
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Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27997
Author:McConnell, J.
Date:2015
Title:Hydrilla returns to take over reservoir, carp can’t keep up
Publisher:Chesterfield Observer
Reference 2
Ref. Number:32801
Author:Thompson, C.
Date:2019
Title:Why 600 carp were dumped into the Swift Creek Reservoir
Publisher:WTVR
CommentsDiscovered in 2009, possibly earlier. Biocontrol (grass carp) ongoing.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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