EPPO Global Database

Hygrophila polysperma(HYGPO)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/022)

According to the Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States, it has been reported in Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.
* Anonymous (2015) Weed Risk Assessment for Hygrophila polysperma (Roxb.) T. Anderson (Acanthaceae) – Miramar weed. USDA-APHIS, 20 pp.

* Les DH, Wunderlin RB (1981) Hygrophila polysperma (Acanthaceae) in Florida. Florida Science 44(3), 189-192.

* Swearingen J, Bargeron C (2016) Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States. University of Georgia Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. http://www.invasiveplantatlas.org/
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, no details view...