EPPO Global Database

Ambrosia trifida(AMBTR)

Distribution details in Belgium

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Transient, under eradication
Comments
Ambrosia trifida is casual in Belgium and was observed for the first time in 1829 and lately in 2005 and is considered to have entered as a contaminant of grain and wool.
References
* Verloove F (2006) Catalogue of neophytes in Belgium (1800-2005).Meise, National Botanic Garden of Belgium. 89 p.; ill.; 21 cm. – (Scripta Botanica Belgica, vol. 39). http://alienplantsbelgium.be/sites/alienplantsbelgium.be/files/tabel_2.pdf

* Follak S, Dullinger S, Kleinbauer I, Moser D, Essl F (2013) Invasion dynamics of three
allergenic invasive Asteraceae (Ambrosia trifida, Artemisia annua, Iva xanthiifolia) in central and
eastern Europe. Preslia 85: 41-61.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, no details view...
Netherlands Present, no details view...