Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1421057
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateTX
CountyMarion
Locality[Locality description not provided]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCaddo Lake
HUC8 Number11140306
HUC10 NameBig Cypress Bayou-Frontal Caddo Lake
HUC10 Number1114030604
HUC12 NameKitchen Creek-Frontal Caddo Lake
HUC12 Number111403060407
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month1
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27701
Author:Texas Invasive Plant and Pest Council.
Date:2018
Title:Texas Invasives Database
Publisher:Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
CommentsGiant salvinia is found all over Caddo Lake. This picture was taken while standing on the bridge that connects Little Goat Island with the larger Goat Island. It goes over the top of Boat Road C.; TexasInvaders Report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTravis Gallo
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2021].

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