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Potential Distribution of Slender thistle (Carduus tenuiflorus) in Victoria (Nox)

This map of the potential distribution of Slender thistle has been produced from CLIMATE modeling and overlayed with:

Overlays used

Land uses:
Pasture irrigated and dryland
Horticulture
Broadacre cropping

Broad vegetation types:
Coastal scrubs and grassland; dry foothill forest; montane dry woodland; grassland; plains grassy woodland; valley grassy forest; coastal grassy woodland; herb-rich woodland; montane grassy woodland; riverine grassy woodland; riparian forest; rainshadow woodland; boinka-raak; mallee woodland; heathy woodland; Wimmera mallee/woodland; lowland forest; box-ironbark forest; inland slopes and sedge-rich woodland.

Colours indicate possibility of
Carduus tenuiflorus 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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