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4 Feb 2022

Hi NatureMappers, You may be aware that there is currently an application for an environmental impact assessment exemption for further urban development in the Bluetts Block area near Denman Prospect. It is an absolutely pristine grassland area with hundreds of plant and animal species. We have cre...


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lbradley wrote:
Yesterday
Ok I'll leave it. They are very pretty.

Xerochrysum bracteatum (TBC)
Yesterday
I think it can stay as it is very close to urban gardens (so genetic exchange via pollinators has already probably occurred in this area if that is possible and it doesn't seem to be spreading

Xerochrysum bracteatum (TBC)
Tapirlord wrote:
Yesterday
Mmmmm, its probably a little more complex than that, this species is actually native to the ACT. I don't know of a naturally occuring population in the Black mountain sandstone area, but I wouldn't say this is a high priority to remove or whether this species would have any negative impact. Up to the parkcare goup as to what to do I suppose, @MichaelMulvaney any thoughts?

Xerochrysum bracteatum (TBC)
lbradley wrote:
Yesterday
Another weed then. It’s on the edge of the Bushland.

Xerochrysum bracteatum (TBC)
Mike wrote:
Yesterday
At least three plants near informal walking track.

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