Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID268165
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateLA
CountyCaddo
LocalityCaddo Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCaddo Lake
HUC8 Number11140306
HUC10 NameBig Cypress Bayou-Frontal Caddo Lake
HUC10 Number1114030604
HUC12 NameTete Bayou-Frontal Caddo Lake
HUC12 Number111403060411
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month6
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27946
Author:Brabham, C.
Date:2015
Title:Giant salvinia coverage on Caddo Lake up from 2014
Publisher:The Longview News-Journal
CommentsDiscovered in 2006. Treatment ongoing
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2021].

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