EPPO Global Database

Ambrosia artemisiifolia(AMBEL)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/205) : considered as widely distributed in the South of France (Provence and Languedoc).

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/065) : casual in Corse.

From NPPO (2011): eradication measures are being taken in Corse.

From NPPO (2018): still very rare in Corse. Only 2 populations are known to occur and are under eradication. Results are promising, as in 2017 only 7 plants were found.
* ARPE, CBNMP (2009) Plantes envahissantes – Guide d’identification des principales espèces aquatiques et de berges en Provence et Languedoc. Agence Régionale Pour l’Environnement Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur.113 p.

* Brunel S, Schrader G, Brundu G, Fried G (2010) Emerging invasive alien plants for the Mediterranean Basin. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 40(2), 219-238.

* Chauvel B, Fried G, Monty A, Rossi JP, Tassus X, Le Bourgeois T (2018) Ambroisie trifide et à épis lisses deux poids, deux mesures. Phytoma n° 712, 47-51.
------- A. artemisiifolia occurs across the whole mainland territory and continues to spread.

* Jeanmonod D & Gamisans J (2007) Flora Corsica. Edisud. Aix-en-Provence (FR).

* Jeanmonod D, A. Schlüssel A & J. Gamisans J (2011) Status and trends in the alien flora of Corsica. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 41(1), 85-89.

* NPPO of France (2011-06, 20018-06).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, no details view...
Germany Present, no details view...
Guadeloupe Present, no details view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Luxembourg Present, no details view...
Martinique Present, no details view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, no details view...