Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID236959
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
LocalityKawainui Marsh in Kailua (same as the marsh behind Kaneohe)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 NameWindward Oahu
HUC10 Number2006000002
HUC12 NameMaunawili Stream
HUC12 Number200600000206
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month1
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pond
Statusestablished
CommentsCovers the surface in the fresh-water portions of the marsh; inhibited in more brackish areas. Subject to mechanical control(scooping with a modified backhoe) and spraying of adjacent ditch.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactMay be excluding night herons (aukuu) from marsh.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2022].

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