Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID261655
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateTX
CountyShelby
LocalityPinkston Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Angelina
HUC8 Number12020005
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18719
Author:Bister, T.J., and M.W. Brice.
Date:2008
Title:Lake Pinkston 2007 Survey Report.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX.
Volume:2008
Issue:July 31
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18716
Author:Williams, M.
Date:2009
Title:BASS Fed. organizes giant salvinia clean-up on Sam Rayburn.
Publisher:DailySentinalcom, Nacogdoches, TX.
Volume:2009
Issue:April 5
Commentssuccessfully eradication efforts; no salvinia observed since 2006
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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