Water Quality

Results of Checks for Invasive Species

A consultant hired by LOA checked all four boat landing for invasive species with the following results. Note that Eurasian Watermilfoil has NOT been found, but native Northern Milfoil is common.

a=abundant
c=common
s=seldom
n=not present

Species West Landing August West Landing October Campground Landing August Campground Landing October Otter Bay August Otter Bay October Metro's Landing August Metro's Landing October
                 
Bladder Wort                
Bass Weed             a c
Bushy Pondweed                
                 
Chara Algae s   s s       s
Clasping Pondweed     c   a s c  
Coontail     c          
Curly Leaf Pondweed                
                 
Eleocharus spp     s          
Elodea       c a     c
Eurasian Watermilfoil n n n n n n n n
                 
Filamentous Algae           c    
Flat Stem Pondweed     s   s      
Floating Leaf Pondweed         s s s  
                 
Illinois Pondweed                
                 
Lemna spp                
                 
Narrow Leaf Pondweed s     s c s   s
Northern Milfoil     c c a   a a
                 
Pond Lily spp         s      
Potamogeton Grammineus s s c c        
                 
Robbins Pondweed     c c c   a s
                 
Southern Naiad s s   s s      
Spike Rush                
Star Duck Weed                
                 
Vallisneria   s c c   s    
Water Buttercup                
Water Star Grass                
White Stem Pondweed                
Wolffia spp                
                 
               

 

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