Taxon  Report   8734    
Salvinia molesta  D. S. Mitch.
Kariba weed
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]
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
Genus: Salvinia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: riparian

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Salvinia molesta

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jun 17, 2019).