Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

First report of Ambrosia psilostachya from Iran: an invasive plant species establishing in coastal area of Gilan province (N Iran).

Abstract

The distribution of Ambrosia psilostachya in Bandar-e Anzali, Gilan, Iran was reported. In 2014, expanding new colonies of Ambrosia species were increasingly observed from roadsides and coastal areas of Bandar-e Anzali. In 2017, precise inspections using the authenticated identification keys indicated that, this is A. psilostachya. A. psilostachya is a quarantine weed in Iran.