Specimen Information

Myriophyllum aquaticum
Myriophyllum aquaticum
(parrot feather)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1617548
GroupPlants
GenusMyriophyllum
Speciesaquaticum
Common Nameparrot feather
StateMA
CountyPlymouth
LocalitySmall bay on the southwest end of Big West Pond next to Marscot Way
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
HUC10 NameMattapoisett River-Frontal Buzzards Bay
HUC10 Number0109000203
HUC12 NameWeweantic River
HUC12 Number010900020302
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day4
Collection Month9
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | planted ornamental | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsParrot feather was in the middle of the small bay surrounded on the shore side by lily pads. Growth was extensive in the middle of the bay. Was in Plymouth visiting relatives. Observed the plants while fishing. I did not take pictures.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recordcounty
VerifierDoug Henley
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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