Specimen Information

Hydrilla verticillata verticillata
Hydrilla verticillata verticillata
(whorled hydrilla)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID886989
GroupPlants
GenusHydrilla
Speciesverticillata
Subspeciesverticillata
Common Namewhorled hydrilla
StateVA
CountyMecklenburg
LocalityLake Gaston, near Smith Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRoanoke Rapids
HUC8 Number03010106
HUC10 NameMiddle Lake Gaston-Roanoke River
HUC10 Number0301010603
HUC12 NameGreat Creek-Lake Gaston
HUC12 Number030101060302
Map
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Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10664
Author:Ryan, F.J., C.R. Coley, and S.H. Kay
Date:1995
Title:Coexistence of monoecious and dioecious hydrilla in Lake Gaston, North Carolina and Virginia.
Journal:Journal of Aquatic Plant Management
Volume:33
Pages:8-12
CommentsDiscovered in 1992. Monoecious hydrilla previously discovered in 1980's
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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