Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID230927
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateTX
CountyHarris
LocalityRobert Browning Elementary School, Houston
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-San Jacinto
HUC8 Number12040104
HUC10 NameWhiteoak Bayou-Buffalo Bayou
HUC10 Number1204010403
HUC12 NameLittle Whiteoak Bayou-Whiteoak Bayou
HUC12 Number120401040304
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked
Statusestablished
Commentshabitat: covering surface of lined 10ft X 10ft educational pondcontrol: Rennovate (Triclopyr) + surfactant applied 6/11/98, little affect observed by 7/28 (R. Jones)first observed: 1997 by Ron Jones CollectorNumber: Jones s.n. (FCSC)
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
Museum Cat Numberherb/FCSC
VerifierForno, Wendy. CSRIO Australia. 7/25/98
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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