Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1321779
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateHI
CountyKauai
LocalityKealia Stream
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKauai
HUC8 Number20070000
HUC10 Number2007000002
Map
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Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pond
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28975
Author:Else, J.
Date:2016
Title:Clearing the Kilauea River
Publisher:The Garden Island
Comments"...the water flow in [Kealia Stream] is heavy enough that the weeds are periodically washed into the ocean."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2021].

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