Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID234467
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateNC
CountyNew Hanover
LocalityWilmington, The Cape Golf Course, 0.4 and 0.2 ha ponds (0.98 ac and 0.49 ac, respectively)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030005
HUC10 NameLiliput Creek-Cape Fear River
HUC10 Number0303000507
HUC12 NameMott Creek-Cape Fear River
HUC12 Number030300050702
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month5
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuseradicated
CommentsStatus: Persisting since 2000 when first found densely covering pond surfaces CollectorNumber: Kay, Stratford s.n.
Record TypePersonal communication
Museum Cat NumberNCSU; FLAS
VerifierJacono, C.C.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/13/2024].

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