Onopordum tauricum

Family Asteraceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised [Sleeper Weeds]
Common namesScotch Thistle, Taurian Thistle
SynonymsOnopordum elatum Sm.
Growth formHerb
Seed dispersal morphologyWing/Achene/Pappus
Maximum height (m)2
Capable of vegetative reproductionNo
Native rangeWestern Asia, Europe
Exotic range (Australia)SA, VIC
Exotic range (other)North America
Habitat types (exotic)Pastures, Roadsides, Wastelands
Soil type (exotic)Information unavailable
Decade of introduction1910

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Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 281412161222152114
RCP 8.5 2035 281412161222152114
RCP 8.5 2065 281612181624172116

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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