Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1633132
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateTX
CountyHouston
LocalityHouston County Lake, south cove
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Trinity-Tehuacana
HUC8 Number12030201
HUC10 NameBig Elkhart Creek-Trinity River
HUC10 Number1203020107
HUC12 NameLittle Elkhart Creek
HUC12 Number120302010703
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day8
Collection Month11
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33859
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Date:2019
Title:Invasive Giant Salvinia Found at Houston County Lake
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Comments"All three growth stages were observed during the survey, indicating it is a relatively new infestation"
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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