Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID942981
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMI
CountyOceana
LocalityPentwater Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePere Marquette-White
HUC8 Number04060101
HUC10 NamePentwater River
HUC10 Number0406010106
HUC12 NamePentwater Lake-Pentwater River
HUC12 Number040601010605
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month10
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed waterfowl
Statusestablished
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28947
Author:Primozich, J.
Date:2015
Title:Lessons We Need To Learn: Stopping Invasive Aquatic Plants
Publisher:Pentwater Lake Association
Issue:October 2015
Pages:3
Reference 3
Ref. Number:28948
Author:Alway, R. (ed.)
Date:2015
Title:Starry Stonewart plant invades Pentwater Lake; infestation subject of Oct. 15 meeting
Publisher:Mason County Press
CommentsPentwater Lake Association had the lake treated in late summer 2015 and found Nitellopsis obtusa along with Cabomba caroliniana. MISIN report
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
VerifierTrusted Source
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/1/2021].

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