Plants of USA and Canada

Salvinia molesta Mitchell



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Salvinia molesta Mitchell

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: kariba-weed
en English name: kariba-weed
Italian name: Erba pesce gigante

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Annual, Perennial
 

Synonyms:




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Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
Habit in water garden at Wailuku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
Habit in water garden at Hoolawa Farms, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
Habit in water garden at Hoolawa Farms, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
Habit in water garden at Wailuku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
Habit at Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
Habit at Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Salvinia molesta
Salvinia molesta
Habit in water garden at Wailuku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (AL, AZ, CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MS, NC, SC, TX)

Distributional map for Salvinia molesta Mitchell
Map for Salvinia molesta Mitchell
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: -
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicopsida
Subclass: -
Order: Hydropteridales
Family: Salviniaceae


Genus: Salvinia


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