EPPO Global Database

Pistia stratiotes(PIIST)

Distribution details in Germany

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/090) : found once in 1981 in river Erft but since 2005, no longer present.
However, Hussner (2014) details that the species is present in the thermally abnormal river Erft since 2008.
* Hussner A (2014) Long-term macrophyte mapping documents a continuously shift from native to non-native aquatic plant dominance in the thermally abnormal River Erft (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany). Limnologica 48, 39–45
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, few occurrences view...
Poland Present, no details view...