EPPO Global Database

Pontederia crassipes(EICCR)

Distribution details in France

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Transient, under eradication
Pest status declared by NPPO: Transient, under eradication (2018-06)
Comments
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.
References
* 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.
http://www.arpe-paca.org/info.asp?InNum=In00002005=Th00000251

* Personal communication with Laetitia Hugo, Conservatoire Botanique de Corse (2007).

* NPPO of France (2011-06, 2018-06).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
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...