Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1464600
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateMS
CountyPearl River
Locality[private pond along Hilt Fornea Rd]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Pearl
HUC8 Number03180004
HUC10 NameWest Hobolochitto Creek-Hobolochitto Creek
HUC10 Number0318000409
HUC12 NameBig Branch-West Hobolochitto Creek
HUC12 Number031800040903
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month5
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Comments"It is spreading rapidly. These ponds will eventually reach the Pearl River."
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDennis Riecke, MS Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo
Salvinia molesta


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/16/2024].

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