Cynara cardunculus

Family Asteraceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised
Common namesArtichoke, Artichoke Thistle, Cardoon
SynonymsCynara cardunculus (several var. and subsp); Cynara communis Lam.; Cynara esculenta Salisb.; Cynara hortensis Mill.; Cynara scolymus L.
Growth formHerb
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)Information unavailable
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeInformation unavailable
Exotic range (Australia)NSW
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Grasslands, Coastal vegetation/sand dunes, Riparian systems, Agricultural land, Roadsides
Soil type (exotic)Information unavailable
Decade of introduction1920

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Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 282034141424202624
RCP 8.5 2035 282434141424202624
RCP 8.5 2065 282434141424202624

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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