Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1421487
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateMS
CountyTishomingo
LocalityFrom the Burnsville Boat Ramp on the Divide Cut of the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway up to Little Yellow Creek area of the Divide Cut
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePickwick Lake
HUC8 Number06030005
HUC10 NameLittle Yellow Creek-Yellow Creek
HUC10 Number0603000511
HUC12 NameBerea Creek-Yellow Creek
HUC12 Number060300051105
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsWe collected 20 scattered plants floating in the area between Burnsville Ramp and Little Yellow Creek.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20
Photo
Salvinia molesta


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/23/2024].

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