Specimen Information

Egeria densa
Egeria densa
(Brazilian waterweed)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID887719
GroupPlants
GenusEgeria
Speciesdensa
Common NameBrazilian waterweed
StateGA
CountyMonroe
LocalityLake Juliette, a Georgia Power lake.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ocmulgee
HUC8 Number03070103
HUC10 NameRum Creek-Ocmulgee River
HUC10 Number0307010313
HUC12 NameRum Creek
HUC12 Number030701031306
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28130
Author:Wilde, S., T.M. Murphy, C.P. Hope, S.K. Habrun, J. Kempton, A. Birrenkott, F. Wiley, W.W. Bowerman, and A.J. Lewitus.
Date:2005
Title:Avian vacuolar myelinopathy linked to exotic aquatic plants and a novel cyanobacterial species
Journal:Environmental Toxicology
Volume:20
Pages:348-353
CommentsAVM discovered in 1998
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/25/2019].

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