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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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What

Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

Observer

sambiology

Date

February 5, 2016 02:06 PM CST

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Square

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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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Square

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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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Square

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

Observer

lupis1388

Date

August 28, 2015 10:51 AM CDT

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Square

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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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Square

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

Observer

josefa

Date

March 16, 2015 05:32 PM CST

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Square

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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cosmiccat

Date

August 31, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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lg_price

Date

July 11, 2014 04:53 PM CDT

Description

At the shore right off the 103 highway.

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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cosmiccat

Date

October 27, 2013

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Square

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Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

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carlos2

Date

March 29, 2014

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Square

What

Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

August 11, 2013 11:37 AM AEST

Description

Cool papillate leaves

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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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