Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID935431
GroupPlants
GenusHydrilla
Speciesverticillata [monoecious]
Common Namemonoecious hydrilla
StateOH
CountyVinton
LocalityLake Rupert, at western boat ramp
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaccoon-Symmes
HUC8 Number05090101
HUC10 NameLittle Raccoon Creek
HUC10 Number0509010104
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Little Raccoon Creek
HUC12 Number050901010401
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month11
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsDiscovered in 2015. Hydrilla warning signs have been posted at the lake/ramp. Suspect movement could have come from the Ohio River via boat traffic.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
VerifierMike Greenlee
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2019].

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