University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0257828WIS
Taxon: Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
Collector: Bellows, Amy S.; Leisten, Paul   s.n.   
Date: 2007-06-09
Verbatim Date: 2007-06-09
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Marinette, Athelstane. 0.5 mi. NW of Spies Lake, 2.5 mi. (airline distance) SE of Athelstane
45.41438  -88.06003
Verbatim Coordinates: 45.41438° N, 88.06003° W; T34N R19E sec24 SE4SE4;
Elevation: 268 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 880 ft
Habitat: Artificial farm pond, 1.5 acres, 10--12 ft. deep, completely lined, with no inlet or outlet.
Occurrence Remarks: Pond's owners have no idea how the hydrilla came to be there. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and WI DNR personnel believe it was brought in with nursery-stocked plants. All plants in the pond were killed using Aquathol K, and the pond was drawn down completely and froze the winter of 2007--2008. [Leg.: A. S. Bellows & P. Leisten, 15 Jul 2007; verified & pressed, 19 Jul 2007, labeled & mounted, 17 Oct 2009, when the DNR finally released the location, by T. S. Cochrane as no. 15137.]
Record Id: d17afb74-0a97-4c62-b3dd-74cbff09f58e
Occurrence ID (GUID): f15835d0-ef4e-47f1-9e72-61ff78f89fea
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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