Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1462880
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateLA
CountyOrleans
Localitygolf course creek, W of Bayou St. John at Spanish Fort
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
HUC10 NameCanal No 2-Frontal Lake Pontchartrain
HUC10 Number0809020301
HUC12 NameMetairie Canal-Canal No 2
HUC12 Number080902030103
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month5
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25944
Author:Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie.
Date:2019
Title:iNaturalist.org
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences
CommentsiNaturalist report
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number12303893
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/13/2019].

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