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Spring Lake, Southington

Spring Lake Species Map

2009 Aquatic Plant Survey Map of Spring Lake

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Transect Data (18 KB, .pdf format*) | Water Data

   Spring Lake is a 7.6 acre lake located in Southington, CT.  About half of the lake is developed with residential areas spanning its southern and eastern sides. The lake is private and no public boating is allowed.

   

   Our September, 2009 survey found four native and two invasive aquatic plants. The invasive species were  Najas minor and Potamogeton crispus. Najas minor carpeted the western cove of the lake and Potamogeton crispus occurred in small patches along the eastern and northern shores. The most prevalent native species was Potamogeton pusillus which we found in the center of the lake in small patches. Wolffia sp. covered the southeastern cove and Lemna minor was  present in the two eastern coves.

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Species recorded in our 2009 survey of Spring Lake. Click on plant to view herbarium mount. (invasive species in bold)

Callitriche sp.

Lemna minor

Najas minor

Potamogeton crispus

Potamogeton pusillus

Wolffia sp.


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