Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

6 results for Salvinia molesta (giant salvinia)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3457 Salvinia molesta Habitat Alteration Observational Field Salvinia sp. showed a rapid growth rate that covered the surface of Don Felipe Lake in... 28393
3471 Salvinia molesta Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory Salvinia molesta rapidly releases Phosphorus, Calcium, and Magnesium, but not Nitrogen... 33989
3489 Salvinia molesta Habitat Alteration Experimental Field Reduction of Salvinia molesta by Cyrtobagous salviniae biocontrol increased average... 28388
4056 Salvinia molesta Habitat Alteration Observational Field Presence of Salvinia molesta in a freshwater system decreased dissolved oxygen, pH, and... 35708
4520 Salvinia molesta Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A slows water flow and provides favorable conditions for mosquito breeding 36455
4522 Salvinia molesta Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A dense mats over water alters aquatic habitat shading out native aquatic organisms 36455

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