Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID268152
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateLA
CountySt. Tammany
LocalityLower Pearl River below I-10
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Pearl
HUC8 Number03180004
HUC10 NameMikes River-Pearl River
HUC10 Number0318000410
HUC12 NamePearlington-Pearl River
HUC12 Number031800041005
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsThis may be a possible pathway for the plants in the Lower Pascagoula. Boat trailers could have spread them.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2021].

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