Alhagi maurorum

Family Fabaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesCamel Thorn, Camel-thorn, Camelthorn Bush, Caspian Manna, Jawasa
SynonymsAlhagi camelorum Fisch.; Alhagi pseudalhagi (M.Bieb.) Desv. ex B.Keller & Shap.; Alhagi pseudalhagi Desv.; Hedysarum alhagi L.; Hedysarum pseudalhagi M.Bieb.
Growth formShrub
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)1.5
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeAsia, Europe
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, SA, VIC, WA
Exotic range (other)North America
Habitat types (exotic)Agricultural land, Pastures, Wastelands
Soil type (exotic)Gravel/stony
Decade of introduction1910

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 3

The area of suitable habitat and the habitat suitability of observations, for this species, are projected to decrease or remain the same under RCP 8.5 2065 compared to current climate suitability.

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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