Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID167696
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateFL
CountyMarion
LocalityBlue Lake [=Blue Sink][~2 mi NE of Oklawaha, FL]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
HUC10 NameOklawaha Canal
HUC10 Number0308010205
HUC12 NamePecan Lake
HUC12 Number030801020501
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month8
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuseradicated
CommentsEradication plan underway. Biocontol present. See voucher photos. No plants observed since 2010.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/3/2021].

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