Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID942528
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateMI
CountyLivingston
Localitytributary of the Huron River, near Shoreview Ln
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHuron
HUC8 Number04090005
HUC10 NamePortage River-Huron River
HUC10 Number0409000503
HUC12 NamePortage Lake-Huron River
HUC12 Number040900050307
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | escaped captivity pond
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27950
Author:Michigan State University Board of Trustees.
Date:2019
Title:Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN)
Publisher:Michigan State University. Department of Entomology - Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory
CommentsAppears that someone had them planted in a tub and the tub fell over, spilling contents into river. Has not reached the main branch on the Huron River as of 9/22/2015 MISIN report
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierGeneral Public
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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