Specimen Information

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
(giant salvinia)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID270271
GroupPlants
GenusSalvinia
Speciesmolesta
Common Namegiant salvinia
StateTX
CountySan Augustine
LocalityColeman Creek in the Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Angelina
HUC8 Number12020005
HUC10 NameHarvey Creek-Angelina River
HUC10 Number1202000509
HUC12 NameNorris Creek-Angelina River
HUC12 Number120200050904
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28570
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date:2009
Title:Sam Rayburn catches case of giant salvinia
Publisher:Lone Star Outdoor News
Volume:6
Issue:5
Pages:4
Reference 2
Ref. Number:19354
Author:Lake and pond weed control.
Date:2009
Title:Aquatic plant was missed during survey, spotted by duck hunter: Sam Rayburn catches case of giant salvinia.
Pages:2
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/3/2021].

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