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    • Salvinia molesta
  • English
    • Giant Salvinia
    • Kariba-weed
    • Salvinia
    • Kariba Weed
  • Spanish
    • Salvinia gigante
  • Portuguese
    • Salvínia

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Recent observations

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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cypseloides

Date

October 6, 2016 02:34 PM CDT

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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kucycads

Date

July 16, 2016 08:57 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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cosmiccat

Date

July 4, 2016 05:59 PM CDT

Description

One of the plants I hate the most.

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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colleenm

Date

May 13, 2016 10:50 AM CDT

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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botanygirl

Date

September 23, 2014 03:17 AM EDT

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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zanskar

Date

August 14, 2004

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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sambiology

Date

February 5, 2016 02:06 PM CST

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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atassin

Date

November 20, 2015

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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oryzias

Date

February 10, 2012

Description

Introduced Species

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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cosmiccat

Date

October 3, 2015 04:49 AM CDT

Description

The plant I hate the most.

Covers most of the lake.

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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lupis1388

Date

August 28, 2015 10:51 AM CDT

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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lg_price

Date

May 3, 2015 02:03 PM CDT

Description

It appeared that this invasive covered over a square mile of inlet and marsh

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Description from Wikipedia

Salvinia molesta, commonly known as giant salvinia or kariba weed after it infested a large portion of the reservoir of the same name, is an aquatic fern, native to south-eastern Brazil. It is a free floating plant that does not attach to the soil, but instead remains buoyant on the surface of a body of water. The fronds are 0.5–4 cm long and broad, with a bristly surface caused by the hair-like strands that join at the...

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