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Potential Distribution of Cotton thistle (Onopordum nervosum) in Victoria

This map of the potential distribution of Cotton thistle,has been produced from CLIMATE® modelling overlayed with:

Overlays used

Land use:
Horticulture; pasture dryland

Broad vegetation types:
Coastal scrubs and grassland; coastal grassy woodland; heathy woodland; heath; inland slopes woodland; grassland; plains grassy woodland; herb-rich woodland; mallee; mallee heath

Colours indicate possibility of Onopordum nervosum 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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