Specimen Information

Salvinia minima
Salvinia minima
(water spangles)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID254516
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesminima
Common Namewater spangles
StateLA
CountyOuachita
LocalityLake Cheniere
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ouachita
HUC8 Number08040207
HUC10 NameCheniere Creek
HUC10 Number0804020701
HUC12 NameCheniere Lake-Cheniere Creek
HUC12 Number080402070103
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18118
Author:Evans, R.
Date:2008
Title:Exotic weed a growing presence in Cheniere Lake.
Publisher:The News Star, Monroe, Louisiana.
Volume:2008
Issue:August 18
Commentsfirst noted in 2007; covering 100 acres of the 3,100-acre lake as of August 2008. Control efforts to include biocontrol and and yearly drawdown.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen Impactnegatively affects fisheries and boat traffic.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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