Image Number: 0001092

This canal was completely covered by giant salvinia in a few short months. A dinner plate size patch of the plant was first noticed in the canal in late July. This picture was taken in early December 1999.
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Georgia, United States


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicopsida
Order: Hydropteridales
Family: Salviniaceae
Genus: Salvinia
Subject: Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell
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Image uploaded:
Monday, January 1, 1990
Image last updated:
Wednesday, October 27, 2010