EPPO Global Database

Pistia stratiotes(PIIST)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2020
Evans (2013) suggests the species could be native to Florida.
* Evans JM (2013). P. stratiotes L. in the Florida Peninsula: Biogeographic Evidence and Conservation Implications of Native Tenure for an ‘Invasive’ Aquatic Plant. Conservation and Society. 11(3) 233-246.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Ontario Present, no details view...
Canada Present, no details view...
Mexico Present, no details view...