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Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
Photographer: Carri Benefield
Organization: California Dept. of Food & Agriculture, Integrated Pest Control Branch
Collection: CDFA

ID: 0177 3303 3353 0089 (2001-07-18)

Copyright © 2001 CDFA

  • date of photo  unknown
  • location   California, US
  • family Salviniaceae
  • notes   California distribution map to 1999
  • photo category: Plant - fern

  • common names   Kariba-weed, Giant Salvinia
  • Look for Jepson Manual treatments, maps (University & Jepson Herbaria)
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Staff CDFA    Jul 18, 2001

    Action: ID confirmed

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This slide is from a collection at the California Department of Food and Agriculture, which is reviewed and maintained by CDFA Staff."

    2. Reviewed by Fred Hrusa    Apr 17, 2007

    Action: commented on photo

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This is not a map of naturalized populations. Most of the points are collections taken from nurseries that had Salvinia molesta (under whatever name) for sale. Salvinia has been found growing outside of cultivation in only a few spots in California."

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