Conium maculatum

Family Apiaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesCarrot Fern, Hemlock, Poison Hemlock, Spotted Hemlock
SynonymsInformation unavailable
LongevityAnnual, Biennial
Growth formHerb
Seed dispersal morphologyUnassisted
Maximum height (m)3
Capable of vegetative reproductionNo
Native rangeAsia, northern Africa, Europe
Exotic range (Australia)ACT, NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
Exotic range (other)Asia, Central America, North America Oceania, Pacific Ocean Islands, South America
Habitat types (exotic)Agricultural land, Disturbed areas (including trails), Forest, Grasslands, Pastures, Riparian Systems, Roadsides, Wastelands, Woodlands
Soil type (exotic)Fertile, Poorly drained
Decade of introduction1840

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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