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water chestnut
Magnoliopsida > Myrtales > Trapaceae > Trapa natans L.
Synonym(s): water nut

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas - National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States - USDA Forest Service
Invasive Plant Atlas of New England

Selected Images from www.invasive.org
 
Number:0002120
Description:Single rosette showing horned fruits and the inflated leaf petioles which enables the rosette to float
Photographer:Alfred F. Cofrancesco, Jr., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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Number:2308042
Description:Flower
Photographer:Leslie J. Mehrhoff, Invasive Plant Atlas of New England, University of Connecticut
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Number:2308043
Description:Floating rosettes
Photographer:Leslie J. Mehrhoff, Invasive Plant Atlas of New England, University of Connecticut
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Number:3970056
Description:Infestation on Lake Champlain, New York
Photographer:Alfred F. Cofrancesco, Jr., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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Description:Distribution Map
Source:USDA NRCS, The PLANTS Database, September, 2003

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Invasive Plant Atlas of New England - http://invasives.eeb.uconn.edu/ipane/current_inv.htm
  • Mehrhoff, L.J., K.J. Metzler, & E.E. Corrigan. 2003. Non-native and potentially invasive vascular plants in Connecticut. Center for Conservation and Biodiversity, University of Connecticut, Storrs. - http://www.hort.uconn.edu/cipwg/
  • Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants, Florida Bureau of Invasive Plant Management - http://www.dep.state.fl.us/lands/invaspec/2ndlevpgs/perrules.htm
  • North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Plant Industry Division, Noxious Weed Regulations - http://www.ncagr.com/plantind/plant/weed/nxwdrg.htm
  • South Carolina Department of Agriculture. 1983. Rules and Regulations, Noxious Weeds. South Carolina Department of Agriculture. - http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/state_noxious.cgi?statefips=45
  • Invasive Alien Plant Species of Virginia - http://www.dcr.state.va.us/dnh/invlist.pdf
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=plant_profile.cgi&symbol=TRNA

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The Bugwood Network, USDA Forest Service & USDA APHIS PPQ.
The University of Georgia - Warnell School of Forest Resources and
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Dept. of Entomology
Last updated on Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 10:50 PM
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