Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)

Specimen ID234466
Common Namegiant salvinia
LocalityRiverbend subdivision, off Hwy 53, northeast of Burgaw, swamp slough ca. 30 m E of Northeast Cape Fear River.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNortheast Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030007
HUC10 NameAngola Swamp-Northeast Cape Fear River
HUC10 Number0303000706
HUC12 NameLewis Creek-Northeast Cape Fear River
HUC12 Number030300070611
Collection Day30
Collection Month4
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
CommentsStatus: Persisting since Sept. 2000 when ca. 3 ha first found at this site. Thought to be gone by NCSU, Coop. extension in 2003; however, tiny plants found by Wayne Batten May 2003.; Associates: Wolffia columbiana, Landoltia punctata, Lemna valdiviana. CollectorNumber: Stratford Kay s.n.
Record TypePersonal communication
Museum Cat NumberNCSU; FLAS
VerifierJacono, C.C.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2023].

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