Arctium tomentosum in Sweden

Species name:Arctium tomentosum
Common names:Ullkardborre
Habitats:Coastland, Disturbed areas
Time of introduction:
Year of first report:1923
Type of introduction:Intentional & unintentional
Distribution details:Central Europe, Siberia
Donor area:
Impact:Competition, Genetic
Comments:Native north to Dalälven, Central Sweden. Introduced to Northern Sweden by ballast water and transport
Last updated15-10-2013 (day-month-year)
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  • Karlsson, T. (1998). Förteckning över svenska kärlväxter. Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 91: 241-560.
  • Lidberg, R. & Lindström, H. 2010. Medelpads flora. The Vascular Plants of Medlepad. SBF Förlaget Uppsala
  • Mora Aronsson, Swedish Threatened Species Unit, Swedish University of Agricutural Sciences, SE - pers. comm.
  • Mossberg, B. & Stenberg, L. (2003). Den nya nordiska floran.
  • Stenberg, L. 2010. Norrbottens flora. Volume II. Föreningen Norrbottens flora
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