Specimen Information

Aldrovanda vesiculosa
Aldrovanda vesiculosa
(waterwheel plant)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID902882
GroupPlants
GenusAldrovanda
Speciesvesiculosa
Common Namewaterwheel plant
StateVA
CountyCaroline
LocalityMeadow Creek ponds near Fredericksburg Turnpike, west of Fort A.P. Hill
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMattaponi
HUC8 Number02080105
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month8
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked aquaculture | stocked for conservation | canal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28229
Author:Cross, A.T., L.M. Skates, L. Adamec, C.M. Hammond, P.M. Sheridan, and K.W. Dixon.
Date:2015
Title:Population ecology of the endangered aquatic carnivorous macrophyte Aldrovanda vesiculosa at a naturalised site in North America
Journal:Freshwater Biology
Volume:60
Issue:9
Pages:1772-1783
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28230
Author:Wolowski, K., J. Piatek, and B.J. Plachno.
Date:2011
Title:Algae and stomatocysts associated with carnivorous plants. First report of chrysophyte stomatocysts from Virginia, USA
Journal:Phycologia
Volume:50
Issue:5
Pages:511-519
Reference 3
Ref. Number:28228
Author:Floyd, R.H., S. Ferrazzano, B.W. Josey, and J.R. Applegate.
Date:2015
Title:Aldrovanda vesiculosa at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia
Journal:Castanea
Volume:80
Issue:3
Pages:211-217
CommentsLikely from plants introduced in late 1990's. Documented again in 2013 survey. Vouchers at VPI, WILLI, APSC, GMUF, NCSC, and VA DCR-DNH.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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