Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID237594
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateLA
CountySt. Martin/Iberia /St. Mary
LocalityAtchafalaya Drainage in the parishes of St. Martin, Iberia and St. Mary
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2021].

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