Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID260805
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateTX
CountyLiberty
LocalityChampion Lake, adjacent to W side of Trinity River, Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge, coordinates for boat ramp where most active
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Trinity
HUC8 Number12030203
HUC10 NameOld River-Trinity River
HUC10 Number1203020303
HUC12 NameWest Branch Devers Canal-Trinity River
HUC12 Number120302030305
Map
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Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18443
Author:Brown, L.E., G. Nesom, S.J. Marcus, and D. Rosen.
Date:2009
Title:Plants of Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge.
Publisher:Trinity River NWR, US Fish and Wildlife Services
Pages:4 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18442
Author:Moore, S.
Date:2009
Title:Group applauds biologists efforts to restore Trinity River refuge.
Publisher:The Beaumont Enterprise, Beaumont, TX.
Volume:2009
Issue:March 2
Reference 3
Ref. Number:28341
Author:Brown, L.E., G. Nesom, S.J. Marcus, and D. Rosen.
Date:2004
Title:Trinity River NWR Plant List
Publisher:Trinity River NWR, US Fish and Wildlife Services
Pages:5 pp
CommentsRecent chemical control appears to have reduced NAS species, allowing native bird populations to rebound; est. 1 year before publication
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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