EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 09 - 2010 Num. article: 2010/165

New record of Galinsoga parviflora for Turkey

Galinsoga parviflora (Asteraceae) is an annual plant originating from South America that can reach 80 cm in height and which usually grows in disturbed habitats such as waste lands and cultivated fields. G. parviflora is widely naturalized in Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. This species was recorded in 2005 in Turkey on a road side in the centre of the Edirne Province.


Meric C & Dane F (2005) A new alien species for the flora of European Turkey: Galinsoga parviflora (Asteraceae). Phytologia balcanica 11, 63-66.