Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1655269
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateMS
CountyWilkinson
LocalityClark Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo
HUC8 Number08060206
HUC10 NameBeaver Creek-Buffalo River
HUC10 Number0806020602
HUC12 NameLittle Beaver Creek-Beaver Creek
HUC12 Number080602060202
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month11
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsCoordinates moved to nearest intersection to obscure pond ownership. Pond was sprayed and mechanically harvested in Nov. 2020.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierMississippi Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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