Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1334825
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateVI
CountySt. Croix Island
LocalityCrequie Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Croix
HUC8 Number21020002
HUC10 NameNorthern St. Croix
HUC10 Number2102000201
HUC12 NameNorthwestern St. Croix
HUC12 Number210200020101
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month9
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsCrequie Dam infested entirely with Salvinea molesta. Observed with CAPS Coordinator, APHIS PPQ Technician and UVI Extension Research Specialist from St Croix. EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1.5 ac
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2021].

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