Specimen Information

Aldrovanda vesiculosa
Aldrovanda vesiculosa
(waterwheel plant)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID895013
GroupPlants
GenusAldrovanda
Speciesvesiculosa
Common Namewaterwheel plant
StateNJ
CountySussex
LocalityLake Owassa, at southern inlet stream
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Musconetcong
HUC8 Number02040105
HUC10 NamePaulins Kill River-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204010501
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Paulins Kill River
HUC12 Number020401050101
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month10
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed waterfowl
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28153
Author:Lamont, E.E., R. Sivertsen, C. Doyle, and L. Adamec.
Date:2013
Title:Extant populations of Aldrovanda vesiculosa (Droseraceae) in the New World
Journal:Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society
Volume:140
Issue:4
Pages:517-522
CommentsDiscovered in 2012, but likely introduced years earlier by waterfowl from nearby Big Pond, NY or a rainwater discharge pond in Succasunna, NJ. Also found in eastern creek connecting Owassa to Culver Lake
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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