Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID236967
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateMS
CountyForrest
LocalityLeaf River sytem, near Petal, MS
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Leaf
HUC8 Number03170004
HUC10 NameOakey Woods Creek-Leaf River
HUC10 Number0317000409
HUC12 NameGreens Creek-Leaf River
HUC12 Number031700040905
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15971
Author:Madsen, J.D, R.M. Wersal, and W. Robles.
Date:2006
Title:Distribution of Hydrilla and Giant Salvinia in Mississippi in 2005.
Publisher:Geosystems Research Institute
Volume:2006
Issue:January 6
Pages:7 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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