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Cotton thistle (Onopordum nervosum)

Invasiveness Assessment | Impact Assessment | Potential Distribution

Scientific name:Onopordum nervosum Boiss.

Common Name:

Cotton thistle


Not declared noxious in Victoria


Native to Spain. Found mainly in lime soils (Manzaranares
et al 1993). Most species grow in rocky or stony ground, roadsides, waste places and similar dry, open habitats (Tutin, 1980).

Related Links

Information on Cotton thistle on the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment's website (external link).
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