Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID237608
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateCA
CountySan Diego
LocalityHigh school science observation pond, NE of Mission Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Diego
HUC8 Number18070304
HUC10 NameMission Bay
HUC10 Number1807030411
HUC12 NameSmiley Lagoon-Mission Bay
HUC12 Number180703041102
Map
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Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on plants
Statuseradicated
CommentsCattails were cut, water level raised and nets used to remove Salvinia. Last observed in 2003.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2022].

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