Exotic Pest Reporting
Charles T. Bryson, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
Water spangles; Water fern
Water spangles; Water fern (Salvinia minima) is an invasive plant. It is a native of Central and South America and was first detected in United States in 1880.
These plants grow at such high rates that they appear as a continuous mat over the water surface, displacing native species.
08/04/2017 - Fantastic, Fabulous Ferns and Fronds
07/26/2017 - Water weed could take hold in South West