Fact Sheets

Yellow Floating Heart

Fact Sheet VASCULAR PLANT Nymphoides peltata | Other Names: Fringed Water Lily, Water Fringe Description Bottom-rooted floating-leaved aquatic plant. Leaves round and heart or kidney-shaped,

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Giant Hogweed

Fact Sheet INVASIVE PLANT Heracleum mantegazzianum | Family: Apiaceae (Carrot or Parsley) Description Gardening enthusiasts grow giant hogweed because of their bold, tropical-looking leaves, white-clustered

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Oriental Bittersweet

Fact Sheet PERENNIAL DECIDUOUS WOODY VINE Celastrus orbiculatus What is Oriental bittersweet? Plant Type: perennial deciduous woody vine Family: Celastraceae (bittersweet) Form/Size: rapidly spreading, twining,

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Tunicates

Fact Sheet MARINE ANIMAL Ciona, Botryllus, & Botrylloides spp. | Other Name: Sea Squirt Description Small marine, filter-feeding animals, sometimes referred to as sea squirts,

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Smallmouth Bass

Fact Sheet FRESHWATER FISH Micropterus dolomieu | Other Names: Smallie, Brown Bass, Black Bass Description Robust, brown to green body with a white belly. Back

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Chinese Mystery Snail

Fact Sheet FRESHWATER MOLLUSC Cipangopaludina chinensis | Other Names: Black Snail, Trapdoor Snail Description Adult shells up to 70 mm long with 6-8 whorls. Juvenile

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Chain Pickerel

Fact Sheet FRESHWATER FISH Esox niger | Other Names: Pickerel, Water Wolf, Pike Description Long, narrow, torpedo-shaped, green body with a darker back and white

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