Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID887707
GroupPlants
GenusHydrilla
Speciesverticillata [dioecious]
Common Namedioecious hydrilla
StateGA
CountyNewton
LocalityLake Varner [Lower Williams]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ocmulgee
HUC8 Number03070103
HUC10 NameUpper Alcovy River
HUC10 Number0307010307
HUC12 NameCornish Creek
HUC12 Number030701030708
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28128
Author:Tatum, C.
Date:2010
Title:Hydrilla horrors: Invasive plant causes bird deaths at lake
Publisher:Newton Citizen
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28131
Author:Wilde, S.B., R.S. Haynie, J.A. Herrin, M.W. Hook, J. Kupfer, and M.D. Netherland.
Date:2013
Title:Environmental factors influencing blooms of a neurotoxic Stigonematalan cyanobacterium responsible for avian vacuolar myelinopathy
Publisher:Aquatic Nuisance Species Research Program
Pages:21 pp.
CommentsNoticed about five years prior to news story, but Wilde et al. mention discovery in 2007.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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