Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID235690
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateGA
CountyEvans
LocalityShuman Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCanoochee
HUC8 Number03060203
HUC10 NameCedar Creek-Canoochee River
HUC10 Number0306020304
HUC12 NameLower Cedar Creek
HUC12 Number030602030407
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month6
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10702
Author:Perkins, K.D. (manager).
Date:2018
Title:University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS)
Publisher:University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History
CommentsThe owner cleaned out his garden pond and dumped the plants and fish from the garden pond into Shuman Pond. He purchased Eichhornia crassipes from the Home Depot in Savannah and it is possible that Salvinia was present in those plants. ; Associates: Eichhornia crassipes; Waterbody Size: ~ 9 acre CollectorNumber: Ted Will s.n. Absent since 2017 - Chris Harper, GA DNR
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberFLAS, GA, FCSC
VerifierJacono, Colette
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/15/2019].

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