Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID238554
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateLA
CountyAssumption
LocalityBelle River/Old River area, east side of Atchafalaya Basin
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameWest Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090302
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2024].

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