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Salvinia auriculata Aubl.
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Salvinia auriculata Aubl.
eared watermoss

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General Information
Symbol: SAAU
Group: Fern
Family: Salviniaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : PR   I
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 38. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .



Symbol Scientific Name
SANA4 Salvinia natans auct. non (L.) All.
SARO9 Salvinia rotundifolia Willd.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Division Pteridophyta – Ferns
Class Filicopsida
Order Hydropteridales
Family Salviniaceae – Floating Fern family
Genus Salvinia Ség. – watermoss
Species Salvinia auriculata Aubl. – eared watermoss

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
United States : giant salvinia Noxious weed
Alabama giant salvinia Class A noxious weed
California salvinia Q list (temporary "A" list noxious weed, pending final determination ) giant salvinia Quarantine
Florida Salvinia
Prohibited aquatic plant, Class 1 1
Massachusetts giant salvinia Prohibited
North Carolina Salvinia
water fern Class A noxious weed 2
Oregon giant salvinia Quarantine
South Carolina giant salvinia Invasive aquatic plant giant salvinia Plant pest
Texas Salvinia
salvinia Noxious plant
Vermont giant salvinia Class A noxious weed
1 excluding S. minima 2 all except S. minima
U.S. Weed Information
Salvinia Salvinia auriculata eared watermoss This plant and the related entity italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
US USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ). 2012. Federal noxious weed list (1 February 2012). USDA, APHIS, PPQ. Washington, DC.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Caribbean OBL

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Salvinia auriculata
Salvinia auriculata
ID: 0000 0000 0107 1758 [detail]
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Salvinia auriculata
Salvinia auriculata
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Salvinia auriculata
Salvinia auriculata
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