Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID231519
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityNorth Naples, canal along east side Airport Rd. North (7600 block), north of Pine Ridge Rd.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 Number0309020405
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month2
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentsfirst observed: 1996 control: SFWMD chemically since 1995 or 1996. They believed S. minima. biocontrol: Cyrtobagous absent Davern, T. Canal has many diversions, flow is northward, eventually into Corkscrew Swamp. Weirs and blockades present above si CollectorNumber: Smith s.n (FSU, FLAS)
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberFLAS, FSU
VerifierJacono, C.C.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2021].

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