Parietaria judaica

Family Urticaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesAsthma Weed, Dead Nettle, Kirribilli Curse, Pellitory, Pellitory-of-the-wall, Sticky Weed, Wall Pellitory
SynonymsParietaria diffusa Mert. & W.D.J.Koch
Growth formHerb
Seed dispersal morphologyWing/Achene/Pappus
Maximum height (m)1
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeNorthern Africa, western and central Asia, Europe, Atlantic Ocean Islands
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, Lord Howe Island
Exotic range (other)North America, Oceania, South America
Habitat types (exotic)Riparian systems, Roadsides, Urban areas, gardens and parks, Wastelands
Soil type (exotic)Information unavailable
Decade of introduction1950

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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