Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID242856
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateAL
CountyRussell
LocalityRussell County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameApalachicola Basin
HUC8 Number03130000
Map
+
Collection Day23
Collection Month9
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | released aquarium
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17313
Author:National Agricultural Pest Information System.
Date:2007
Title:Alabama state survey map for Salvinia molesta (S. auriculata complex).
Publisher:US Department of Agriculture Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection &Quarantine, and Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS)
Volume:2007
Issue:February 5
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17314
Author:Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council.
Date:2008
Title:Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System.
Publisher:University of Georgia Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
CommentsFound but not known to be established.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/1/2020].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.