giant salvinia, African payal, water fern, aquarium watermoss
Regions likely to be Impacted:
Present in Neighboring States?
Currently known from Oklahoma?
Scott Robinson, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Bugwood.org
What you should know!
Considered one of the most invasive aquatic plants worldwide. Forms dense mats that block sunlight and reduce oxygen levels. Rapidly spreads from vegetative fragments. Easily transported between waterways. Introduced as an ornamental.