|This map of the potential distribution of Prickly pear was produced from CLIMATE® modelling, overlayed with:|
Pasture irrigated and dryland
Broad vegetation types:
Dry foothill forests; grasslands; plains grassy woodlands; valley grassy forests; coastal grassy woodlands; riverine grassy woodlands; riparian forests; rainshadow woodlands.
Colours indicate possibility of Opuntia spp. infesting these areas.
Red = Very High
Orange = High
Light Green = Medium
Dark Green = Likely
In the non-coloured areas the plant is unlikely to establish as the climate, soil or landuse is not presently suitable.
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