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Potential Distribution of Glaucous star thistle (Carthamus glaucus) in Victoria

This map of the potential distribution of Glaucous star thistle has produced from CLIMATE modelling, overlayed with:

Overlays used

Land uses:
Broadacre cropping
Pasture dryland


Colours indicate possibility of Carthamus glaucus 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.

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