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Potential Distribution of Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) in Victoria

This map of the potential distribution of Giant hogweed has produced from CLIMATE modelling, overlayed with:

Overlays used

Land uses:
Pasture dryland
Pasture irrigation

Rainfall:
Coastal scrubs and grassland; coastal grassy woodland; inland slopes woodland; dry foothill forest; montane dry woodland; grassland; plains grassy woodland; herb-rich woodland; montane grassy woodland; rainshadow woodland; mallee; boinka-raak; mallee woodland; Wimmera/mallee woodland

Colours indicate possibility of Heracleum mantegazzianum infesting these areas.
Red = Very high
Yellow = High
Orange = Medium
Green = Likely
In the non-coloured areas the plant is unlikely to establish as the climate, soil or landuse is not presently suitable.

Further information on mapping potential distribution of weeds
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