Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID240606
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateSC
CountyJasper
LocalityDelta Plantation, 2 ponds and associated canals
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Savannah
HUC8 Number03060109
Map
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Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | planted ornamental
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16459
Author:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2007
Title:South Carolina Aquatic Invasive Species Management Plan.
Publisher:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Volume:2007
Issue:August
Pages:136 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:16137
Author:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2007
Title:South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Plan.
Publisher:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Volume:2007
Issue:March
CommentsLikely discovered prior to 2004. Successfully eradicated using repeated herbicide treatments.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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