EPPO Global Database

Pontederia crassipes(EICCR)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, few occurrences
Pest status declared by NPPO: Transient, under eradication (2018-06)
EPPO Reporting Service (2007/102) : one locality in Corse.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/205) : with a very limited distribution in the South of France (Provence and Languedoc), and still casual.

From NPPO (2011), under eradication in Corse.

From NPPO (2018): only in Corse in private ponds and constructed wetlands in 1 locality where eradication measures are being implemented. In the natural environment, E. crassipes had been observed only once in 1 locality and following eradication measures, the plant was no longer found at this time.

According to personal communication with G. Fried (2021): At least one population can be considered as naturalized in Corse. In continental France, only casual populations are recorded in Western France (F. Dortel, 2021) South-West of France (A. Caillon & J. Dao, 2021) and in the Mediterranean region (C. Cottaz, 2021), with regular surveillance to check it does not become established.

* 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.

* Laetitia Hugot, Conservatoire Botanique de Corse (2007).

* Fried, G. (2017). Guide des plantes invasives. Nouvelle Edition. Collection « L’indispensable guide des…Fous de Nature! (Ed. G. Eyssartier). Editions Belin, 302 p.

* NPPO of France (2011-06, 2018-06).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Germany Present, no details view...
Italy Sardegna Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, few occurrences view...
Reunion Present, no details view...
Spain Islas Baleares Present, no details view...
Spain Present, no details view...