Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1471313
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateLA
CountyCaddo
LocalityCaddo Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCaddo Lake
HUC8 Number11140306
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30788
Author:Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.
Date:2018
Title:Lake Survey Reports
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Inland Fisheries Division
Reference 2
Ref. Number:31486
Author:Wright, L.D., and T.J. Bister
Date:2013
Title:Caddo Lake 2013 Fisheries Management Survey Report
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Inland Fisheries Division
Pages:1-25
CommentsLousiana side of the lake; "at least 300 acres present in the Jeem’s Bayou arm of the lake"; treatment took place, but the plant migrated t othe Texas side of the lake
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierTexas Parks & Wildlife Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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