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View Forest PreservePlant Record: Salvinia minima

ID 256
Scientific Name Salvinia minima
Common Name Water Spangles
Family Salviniaceae
Info Salvinia minima, a floating aquatic, can grow into dense colonies, covering the surface of water bodies. This will eventually lead to oxygen deprivation and fish kills.
Native Not native to Florida (native to South America)
Links Salvinia minima Plant Atlas
Salvinia minima at TAMU
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