Arctotheca calendula found for the first time in the Hérault and Var Departments (France)
In France, Arctotheca calendula (Asteraceae, EPPO Alert List) has been known to occur in the departments of Landes, Pyrénées-Atlantiques since the 1980s, and in Corsica since the 1990s. It was also recorded in the Hérault and Var Departments in the 2000s. In the Hérault Department, it was recorded in Valras plage on white dunes, just nearby the campsite ‘Lou Village’ and in Sète at the site called ‘Castellas’. In the Var Department, it is present in Hyères at the site called ‘Notre-Dame’.
Silene, Système d’information et de localisation des espèces natives et envahissantes. http://www.silene.eu/index.php?cont=accueil
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