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giant salvinia
Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell

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EDDMapS Distribution - This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts, herbaria, and literature. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org

EDDMapS Distribution

State Invasive List - This map identifies those states that list this species on their invasive species list. For more information, visit Invasive.org

State Invasives List

Most Troublesome / Most Common Agricultural Weed List
This map identifies those states that consider this species either most troublesome or most common in at least one commodity. For more information, visit the MTMC project page.

Most Troublesome and Common Weeds
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   Troublesome or Common weed in one or more crops

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicopsida
Order: Hydropteridales
Family: Salviniaceae
Genus: Salvinia

Other System Links

Plants: SAMO5
Bayer: SAVMO
GRIN: 102979
ITIS: 181823
NPDN Host: 36842

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
kariba weed, salvinia, water fern, aquarium watermoss


Category: Aquatic Plants
Category: Forbs/Herbs