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Ferns and ClubmossesCheilanthes distans

Bristly cloak fern at Tuggeranong, ACT

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Cheilanthes distans at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017

Identification history

Ferns and Clubmosses Cheilanthes distans 24 Dec 2017 dcnichollsFounding Explorer - dcnicholls joined us in 2014!
Unidentified 23 Dec 2017 michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014!

Author's notes

In Rob Roy Reserve, in the hills to the east of Conder.

2 comments

michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! wrote:
   12 Jan 2018
Hi David
Thanks for the ID. But I am very curious because I thought that Cheilanthes distans was very hairy ?
dcnichollsFounding Explorer - dcnicholls joined us in 2014! wrote:
   12 Jan 2018
Hairiness varies. The small neat pinnae with hairs beneath, and what looks like hairy fronds uncurling is sufficient for a 100% ID

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Nearby sightings

Eucalyptus nortonii at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
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Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Rytidosperma carphoides at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Chrysocephalum apiculatum at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cymbopogon refractus at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Plagiochasma at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Austrostipa densiflora at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cynoglossum australe at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Pellaea calidirupium at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Macrotona australis at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Araneinae sp. (subfamily) at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Senecio bathurstianus at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Dichondra repens at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Taxeotis intextata at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Scutellaria humilis at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Plagiochasma at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Pleurosorus rutifolius at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Brachychiton populneus at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Oncocoris sp. (genus) at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Senecio bathurstianus at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Unidentified Concealer moth (Oecophoridae) (TBC) at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Eucalyptus nortonii at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Austracantha minax at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Rytidosperma carphoides at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Chrysocephalum apiculatum at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cymbopogon refractus at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Plagiochasma at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Austrostipa densiflora at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cynoglossum australe at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Pellaea calidirupium at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Macrotona australis at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Araneinae sp. (subfamily) at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Senecio bathurstianus at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Dichondra repens at Tuggeranong, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Taxeotis intextata at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Scutellaria humilis at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Plagiochasma at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Pleurosorus rutifolius at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Brachychiton populneus at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Oncocoris sp. (genus) at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Senecio bathurstianus at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Unidentified Concealer moth (Oecophoridae) (TBC) at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017

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Species information

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  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • michaelb Recorded by
  • 16 Dec 2017 Recorded on
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