EPPO Global Database

Arctotheca calendula(AROCA)

Distribution details in France

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1980: Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/037) : Arctotheca calendula found for the first time in the Hérault and Var Departments (France)
In France, the species is recorded in camp sites in the Landes, in the Pyrénées Atlantiques since the 1980s, in Hérault, in Var as well as in Corsica since the 2000s.
In the Hérault Department, it is recorded in Valras plage on white dunes, just nearby the camping ‘Lou Village’ and in Sète at the Lieu dit ‘Castellas’. In the Var Department, it is present in Hyères at the Lieu dit ‘Notre-Dame’.
The plant has also been recorded in the Loire area as casual Dortel et al., 2011).
References
* Dortel F, Lacroix P, Le Bail J, Geslin J, Magnanon S, Vallet J (2011) Liste des plantes vasculaires invasives des pays de la Loire. Conservatoire Botanique National de Brest. 34 pp.

* Lazare J-J, Royaud A (1994) Observations botaniques remarquables dans les Pyrénées. Le Monde des Plantes 450, 1-4.

* Madon O (1994) Un taxon introduit nouveau pour l’Italie: Arctotheca calendula. Flora Mediterranea 4, 201-202.

* Silene, Système d’information et de localization des espèces natives et envahissantes
http://www.silene.eu/index.php?cont=accueil

* Vivant J (1980) Phanérogames adventices se naturalisant dans les landes et les Pyrénées-Atlantiques. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 127, Lettres Botaniques, 289-295.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Transient, under eradication view...
Germany Transient, under eradication view...
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...
Italy Sardegna Present, no details view...
Italy Present, no details view...
Spain Islas Canárias Present, no details view...
Spain Islas Baleares Present, no details view...
Spain Present, no details view...