Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID241047
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateFL
CountyGadsden
LocalityLake Laurie, NW of Quincy
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ochlockonee
HUC8 Number03120003
HUC10 NameLittle River
HUC10 Number0312000304
HUC12 NameUpper Quincy Creek
HUC12 Number031200030401
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | planted ornamental | dispersed
Statuslocally established
CommentsTreated on Oct. 5; repeat in 3 weeks
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierGadsden County Extension Agent
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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