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    Details of this species in Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (sub-Antarctic)
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Not specified
    Occurrence: Reported
    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.
    Location Notes:
    Last Modified: 17/06/2008 9:52:02 a.m.

ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland