EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 2005 Num. article: 2005/146

Noticeable plants in Landes and Pyrénées-Atlantiques (France) in 2004

-        Pistia stratiotes (Araceae) is present in Guipuzcoa (Pyrénées-Atlantiques) and in the Landes department. This ornamental plant may have been voluntarily introduced. It does not tolerate freezing and dies every year.
-        Lonicera japonica (Caprifoliaceae) forms dense thickets near Capbreton (Landes).
-        Akebia quinata (Lardizabalaceae) has been observed on river banks in Siros (Pyrénées-Atlantiques).
-        Artemisia verlotiorum (Asteraceae), Conyza bonariensis (Asteraceae), C. canadensis, Cortaderia selloana (Poaceae), Echinochloa crus-galli (Poaceae), Eleusine indica (Poaceae), E. tristachya, Lemna spp. (Lemnaceae), Ludwigia uruguayensis (Oenotheraceae, EPPO List of invasive alien plants), Myriophyllum spp. (Haloragaceae) Paspalum dilatatum (Poaceae), and P. paspalodes are present in Saint-Sever (Landes).
-        Bidens frondosa (Asteraceae, EPPO List of invasive alien plants) is present in Cauna (Landes).


Vivant J (2005) Plantes signalées dans les Landes et Pyrénées Atlantiques en 2004. Le monde des plantes 486, 6-10.