Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1633144
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateFL
CountyMarion
LocalityWithin Rainbow Springs State Park located in a cypress pond (13.8 acres current infestation)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWithlacoochee
HUC8 Number03100208
HUC10 NameLake Rousseau-Withlacoochee River
HUC10 Number0310020811
HUC12 NameRainbow River
HUC12 Number031002081101
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day6
Collection Month11
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsSite is scheduled to be treated by an FWC contractor. Numerous small wetlands in area where S. molesta could be accidently introduced by wildlife in the meantime.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierIan Pfingsten
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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