Taxon  Report   8734 
Salvinia molesta  D.S. Mitch.
Kariba weed
Salvinia molesta
© 2009 Barry Rice
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Salvinia molesta
© 2009 Barry Rice
Salvinia molesta
© 2010 Barry Rice
Salvinia molesta, a pteridophyte, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: High

Salvinia molesta is classified by the U.S. Federal Government as a NOXIOUS WEED. [USDA 2000]

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Salvinia molesta
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Salvinia
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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