EPPO Global Database

Sphagneticola trilobata(WEDTR)

Code created in: 2002-04-10

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: WEDTR
  • Preferred name: Sphagneticola trilobata
  • Authority: (Richard) Pruski


Mexico, Central America, South America (to Bolivia and Brazil). An invasive weed. Introduced in India, China (including Taiwan), Indochina (Thailand), Malesia (Philippines), a few African countries (Guinée, Nigeria, Zaïre), USA (Florida), Caribbean, New Guinea, Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Wedelia carnosa Richard
Wedelia trilobata (Linnaeus) Hitchcock

Common names
Name Language
Biscayne-Bay creeping oxeye English
creeping daisy English
creeping oxeye English
Singapore daisy English
Spanish vervain English
trailing wedelia English
wedelia English (US)
yellow creeping daisy English
Goldsternwedelie German
patte canard French
clavellin Spanish (PA)
nán měi péng qí jú Chinese
南美蟛蜞菊 Chinese