Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1447852
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateTX
CountyHenderson
LocalityLake Athens, near marina boat ramp
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Neches
HUC8 Number12020001
HUC10 NameFlat Creek-Neches River
HUC10 Number1202000103
HUC12 NameNew York Creek-Flat Creek
HUC12 Number120200010303
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month2
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31143
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date:2018
Title:Invasive Giant Salvinia Found at Lake Athens
Publisher:Tyler Morning Telegraph
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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