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Madsen, J.D., G. Ervin, V. Maddox, & C. Abbott. 2010. Invasive Plant Atlas of the MidSouth. Mississippi State University.
Reference Details:
Reference Number: 19381
Type: Database
Author: Madsen, J.D., G. Ervin, V. Maddox, & C. Abbott.
Date (year): 2010
Title:Invasive Plant Atlas of the MidSouth.
Publisher:Mississippi State University.
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Keywords: Lythrum salicaria, Purple Loosestrife, Eichhornia crassipes, Alligatorweed, Myriophyllum spicatum, Eurasian watermilfoil, Salvinia molesta, Giant salvinia, Hydrilla verticillata, Eichhornia crassipes, Waterhyacinth
Species Profiles and Specimens that use this Reference:

Alternanthera philoxeroides

    MS - Pearl River west of HWY 25 near Leake County Water Park
    MS - McMillan Park Lake, Carthage, MS
    MS - Big Creek Water Park lake margins
    MS - 84 Bridge W. side of Pearl River. More on PVLA adjacent to 84
    MS - Bluff Lake in Louisville
    MS - Lake Piomingo
    MS - Brown Road in Leland, MS
    MS - Ditch on VFwRd in Greenville, MS
    MS - King Rd in Shaw, MS
    MS - HWY 448 in Shaw, MS
    MS - West side of the Natchez Trace Parkway Kosciusko, MS
    MS - Flint Creek Reservoir in Wiggins, MS
    MS - Pickwick Lake boat ramp Luka, MS
    MS - Bay Springs Lake, Crows Neck Boat Ramp
    MS - Maynor Creek Water park, adjacent to boat ramp
    MS - Pond across Brooksville-Louisville Road from Bluff Lake in Louisville, MS
    MS - Eckie's Pond on Mississippi State University Campus
    MS - Bay Springs Lake in Prentiss, MS
    MS - Brown Creek
    MS - Pelahatchie Bay
    MS - Becker Bottom Boat Camp in Amory, MS
    MS - Amory Recreation Area on Tenn-Tom waterway
    MS - Smithville Lock at boat ramp
    MS - Pascagoula River
    MS - Saucer Creek Boat Ramp
    MS - West side of Menge Ave in tributary
    MS - Deer Creek School
    MS - Ross Barnett Low Head Dam
    MS - HWY 82 in Indianola (Delta Western)
    MS - Eagle Lake shoreline at ramp
    MS - Under HWY 98 Bridge in McLain
    MS - Parkers Lake
    MS - Pascagoula River, ramp area near Soley Rd.
    MS - Pearl River at Coal Bluff Park
    AL - Tombigbee near Boligee
    AL - Tombigbee waterway
    AL - Noxubee River, S bank
    LA - E. of Hwy 91
    LA - Both sides of LA 171 near Moss Bluff
    LA - In the ditch off of LA 441 near Holden
    LA - In the ditch along the roadside in Livingston
    AR - East side of HWY 8 in Amity, AR
    AR - Lake Chicot RV park boat ramp
    AR - West side of HWY 65 in Dermott
    MS - Shoreline of Ross Barnett Reservoir above Low Head Dam
    LA - Road Ditches on both sides of Main St. near Lake Pontchartrain
    MS - Ross Barnett Reservoir Shoreline at Natchez Trace Pkwy
    MS - Bluff Lake
    MS - Bluff Lake
    MS - Blue Lake
    MS - South Side of Hwy. 84
    LA - Ditch on South Side of Hwy. 44
    MS - Sims Lake
    MS - Deer Creek
    MS - Black Bayou Rd. Leland
    MS - Lowes Rd. Greenville
    MS - Bassi Rd. near Elizabeth , Ms
    MS - Stoneville Woods
    MS - Abide Rd. Greenville
    MS - Leroy Percy Park
    MS - Mississippi River Levee
    MS - Steele Bayou

Hydrilla verticillata verticillata

    MS - Inlet near McDowell Pocket off of the Pearl River
    MS - small inlet off of the Ross Barnett Reservoir
    MS - West of Lake Harbor Road on Marsh
    AL - A boat ramp on the Choctaw NWR east of Wildlife Rd

Landoltia punctata

    MS - King Rd in Shaw, MS

Ludwigia grandiflora

    MS - Ditch on VFwRd in Greenville, MS

Lythrum salicaria

    ID - Inlet near the Kootenai Bay
    VA - W side of Hwy 311, in Creek
    VA - S side of I-64 Near George Washington National Forest
    MD - East side Highway 301, near Bel Alton
    NH - Along Highway 101, near Epping
    NY - Big Indian Park
    MS - Plant Science Research Center on the Mississippi State University campus

Myriophyllum aquaticum

    AL - North side of HWY 82 in Prattville
    AL - East side of I-59 in Valley Head
    GA - East side of HWY 27 in Cedartown
    LA - South side of 3217 in LaPlace
    AL - shoreline in Boligee
    AL - E. side of C.R. 35 on C.R. 16 in Buffahatchee River Flood plain
    AL - East side of 17 in the ditches in Sulligent
    AL - Tombigbee at South Pickens
    AL - Unnamed Rd in the Sumter Recreation Area in Aliceville
    AL - West side of HWY 17 in Chatom
    MS - West side of HWY 25
    MS - Pearl River at the end of Lake Harbor Rd.
    MS - HWY 15 in Mathiston
    MS - along the Natchez Trace Pkwy
    MS - Archusa Creek Water Park
    MS - Waverly boat launch
    MS - Both sides of Hwy 35, Mount Olive
    MS - Off Sims Rd. in Petal, MS
    MS - Pascagoula River
    MS - Under HWY 98 Bridge in McLain
    MS - Along HWY 15 near Louisville, MS
    MS - Ross Barnett Low Head Dam
    MS - Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, at Aberdeen
    MS - Off Old HWY 12
    MS - North side of Daugherty Rd. in Long Beach
    MS - Both sides of John E. Rankin HWY
    MS - small pond in Vancleave, MS off Rock Hill St.
    MS - Pearl River west of HWY 25 near Leake County Water Park
    MS - off the side of HWY 25
    MS - On the side of Natchez Trace Pkwy in Carthage
    MS - On HWY 388 in Brooksville
    MS - Pond across Brooksville-Louisville Road from Bluff Lake in Louisville, MS
    MS - Adation-Longview Rd

Myriophyllum heterophyllum

    ME - Balch and Stump Pond
    ME - Middle Range Pond
    ME - Sebago Lake

Myriophyllum spicatum

    ID - Lake Pend Oreille
    TN - Brush Creek area of Cheatham Lake on the Cumberland River
    OR - Spur of the Columbia River on North Side of I-84

Salvinia minima

    MS - Weaver creek, north of the Weaver Creek Cutoff
    LA - Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area (Western Tract)
    MS - East side of the Pearl River State Wildlife Management Area
    LA - Small Stream near Rosethorn Park on Highway 3134
    LA - Jean Lafitte Preserve
    LA - Northeast end of Lake Arthur
    LA - North of Four Rivers, just North of Grand Lake

Salvinia molesta

    MS - Sims Lake
    MS - Unnamed lake near Old River Rd. in Hattiesburg
    MS - Farrigut Lake, north end


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