Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1724117
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateFL
CountyDuval
LocalityStormwater pond owned by the city of Jacksonville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower St. Johns
HUC8 Number03080103
HUC10 NameOrtega River-St. Johns River
HUC10 Number0308010314
HUC12 NameMcCoy Creek
HUC12 Number030801031405
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day6
Collection Month11
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsFWC, USACE, and the city of jacksonville are aware of the infestation and are working on containment and eradication.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Photo
Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/16/2024].

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