Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1396777
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateFL
CountyBay
LocalityTwo small freshwater ponds near residence on Deerwood Drive
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Andrew-St. Joseph Bays
HUC8 Number03140101
HUC10 NameDeer Point Lake
HUC10 Number0314010105
HUC12 NameDeer Point Lake
HUC12 Number031401010505
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month5
Collection Year2013
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
CommentsCurrently transferring and processing voucher sample. According to client, it took about 14 months to almost completely cover his pond. We observed plants growing in the pond, on wet shoreline soil, and on emergent tree trunks slightly above water level. ; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalRobert K. Godfrey Herbarium
VerifierB Pelc
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1.5 Acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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