Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1241477
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateSC
CountyBeaufort
LocalityBluffton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBroad-St. Helena
HUC8 Number03050208
HUC10 NameBroad River-Port Royal Sound
HUC10 Number0305020806
HUC12 NameColleton River
HUC12 Number030502080606
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month3
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | released aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28478
Author:Nelson, J. (curator).
Date:2015
Title:Andrew Charles Moore Herbarium (USCH)
Publisher:University of South Carolina
Reference 2
Ref. Number:29277
Author:SERNEC Data Portal
Date:2019
Title:SouthEast Regional Network of Expertise and Collections
Publisher:Appalachian State University
CommentsCollected from a pond (water hazard) in a neighborhood golf course. Infestation has been treated, but was plainly visible from aerial imagery as it covered nearly 2 acres of the western edge of the pond. An adjacent pond was also infested. A few yards due East of the junction of Island West Drie and Blythe Island Road. SERNEC occurrence
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalUSCH
Museum Cat Number110881
VerifierMichael Hook
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/17/2021].

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