Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1464605
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateMS
CountyRankin
LocalityPelahatchie Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Pearl-Strong
HUC8 Number03180002
HUC10 NamePelahatchie Creek
HUC10 Number0318000203
HUC12 NameMill Creek-Pelahatchie Creek
HUC12 Number031800020307
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day28
Collection Month6
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32519
Author:Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks.
Date:2018
Title:MDWFP Finds Invasive Plant at Ross Barnett Reservoir
Publisher:Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
CommentsMDWFP personnel will use herbicides to control the Giant Salvinia.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMississippi Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size5 acres


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