Taxonomy
Kingdom
Plantae
Phylum
Polypodiophyta
Class
Polypodiopsida
Order
Salviniales
Family
Salviniaceae
Genus
Salvinia
Species
molesta
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
1 meters
Max Depth
3 meters
Overall Geographic Range
South America, southern USA
Habitat-Biology
  • floating vegetation
  • nonindigenous to Gulf of Mexico