EPPO Global Database

Heracleum persicum(HERPE)

Distribution details in Sweden

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, no details

Heracleum persicum has been established in Northern Sweden since the 1940s with seeds originating from Norway. It is found locally in Northern Sweden around settlements and towns (Often & Ericssonn, 1996).
* Hand R (2011) Apiaceae. – In: Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity.

* Jonsell B & Karlsson T (2010) Flora Nordica 6.

* NOBANIS Portal: http://www.nobanis.org/speciesInfo.asp?taxaID=6980

* Often A & Ericssonn S (1996) Tromsöloka, Heracleum ‘lacinatum’, naturalised i Sverige. Heracleum lacinatum, naturalized in Sweden. Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 90, 17–19.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Finland Present, no details view...
Norway Present, no details view...
Norway Present, widespread view...