Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)

Specimen ID1713691
Common Namegiant salvinia
LocalityTombigbee River, several miles upstream of Forkland, Alabama within Demopolis Reservoir pool
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Tombigbee-Lubbub
HUC8 Number03160106
HUC10 NameTombigbee River-Trussells Creek
HUC10 Number0316010607
HUC12 NameMcConnico Creek
HUC12 Number031601060708
Collection Day9
Collection Month9
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsSalvinia was very abundant here, even filling out to mid channel and has been here at least since 2018.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierChris McKee, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2023].

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