Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID231521
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateAL
CountyLee
LocalityAuburn, Indian Pines Country Club, golfcourse pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Tallapoosa
HUC8 Number03150110
HUC10 NameSougahatchee Creek
HUC10 Number0315011001
HUC12 NameUpper Sougahatchee Creek
HUC12 Number031501100102
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month3
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsPond was drained, possibly into local creek, before herbicides were applied summer 1998. first observered: 1997, M. Masser ; PlantIDNotes: sporocarps lacking, submerged organ characteristic for S. molesta CollectorNumber: Bryant s.n. (FCSC)
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Museum Cat Numberherb/FCSC
VerifierJacono, C.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2020].

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