Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

New floristic records from Austria (305-375).

Abstract

New for Austria are local introductions or escapes of Phyla nodiflora in Burgenland, Bistorta amplexicaulis, Eclipta prostrata, Perovskia atriplicifolia, Sempervivum arachnoideum subsp. tomentosum, the hybrid Sempervivum arachnoideum subsp. tomentosum × S. tectorum and Talinum paniculatum in Lower Austria, Flueggea suffruticosa and Froelichia gracilis in Vienna as well as Calandrinia ciliata in Salzburg. Cyperus esculentus is new to Burgenland, Lower Austria and Vienna. Lolium rigidum subsp. rigidum, Miscanthus sinensis, Panicum dichotomiflorum, Setaria faberi and Tragopogon pratensis subsp. minor are new to Lower Austria and Vienna. The following aliens are new to one federal state: Gaillardia × grandiflora, Mimulus guttatus, Paronychia kapela subsp. serpyllifolia, Pyracantha coccinea and Vulpia ciliata subsp. ciliata to Burgenland; Campanula carpatica, Erigeron karvinskianus, Lindernia dubia, Phedimus ellacombeanus, Phleum paniculatum, Physalis grisea, Pilosella × stoloniflora, Solanum sisymbriifolium and Symphytum caucasicum to Lower Austria; Setaria viridis var. major to Vienna; Glyceria grandis and Perovskia abrotanoides to Styria; Hottonia palustris to Salzburg; Euphorbia serpens to Vorarlberg. With regard to native species, the first record of Cyperus michelianus as well as recent confirmations of Scirpus radicans and Ventenata dubia for the southern part of Burgenland are reported. Dryopteris borreri, Hypopitys hypophegea and Tofieldia calyculata are new to Vienna. For Stipa epilosa, a species already listed for North Tyrol in the third edition of the "Exkursionsflora", hitherto unpublished information on the only known Austrian record is provided. Within the genus Alchemilla, additional records for 6 species are provided, expanding their known distribution for Austria.