Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1547578
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalityApollo Dr, in [Sioux] Bayou in land behind the house
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePascagoula
HUC8 Number03170006
HUC10 NameWest Pascagoula River-Pascagoula River
HUC10 Number0317000603
HUC12 NameLower West Pascagoula-Pascagoula Rivers
HUC12 Number031700060303
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | escaped captivity
Statusestablished
CommentsThe Bayou is full of it looking east and west.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8000
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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