Details of this species in Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (sub-Antarctic)
Invasiveness: Not specified
Source: Douse, A., pers.comm., 2004 in Varnham, 2006
Arrival Date: sometime 19th century
Introduction: Unintentional (accidentally)
Species Notes for this Location:
Cirsium arvense commonly known as creeping thistle, was an accidental introduction. It is reported to be local and scarce and present in four, 10km squares.
Management Notes for this Location:
Cirsium arvense spread appears to be on the increase and is being controlled locally, further control and possible eradication is/needs to be considered.
Last Modified: 17/06/2008 9:52:02 a.m.