EPPO Global Database

Xylella fastidiosa(XYLEFA)

Distribution details in United States of America (District of Columbia)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 262 (2015): Present, no details
A survey conducted in 2011/2012 showed that it causes a chronic disease in urban trees (mainly Quercus palustris, Q. rubra, Ulmus americana, Platanus occidentalis). All strains were identified as X. fastidiosa subsp. multiplex (except on Morus alba: X. fastidiosa subsp. sandyi).
* Harris JL, Di Bello PL, Balci Y (2014) Bacterial leaf scorch in the District of Columbia: distribution, host range, and presence of Xylella fastidiosa among urban trees. Plant Disease 98(12), 1611-1618.

* Sherald, J. L.; Patton, E. N.; Stidham, T. M.; Favre, C. L. (1994) Journal of Arboriculture 20 (1), 18-23.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Ontario Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Present, few occurrences view...
Canada British Columbia Present, no details view...
Canada Saskatchewan Present, no details view...
Mexico Present, no details view...