Lily & IrisHypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala   

Golden weather grass at Isaacs, ACT

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Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Nov 2017
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Nov 2017
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Nov 2017

Identification history

Lily & Iris Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala 30 Nov 2017 BettyDonWood819
Unidentified 29 Nov 2017 Mike2.2K

3 comments

michaelb5.6K wrote:
   29 Nov 2017
Possibly Hypoxis hygrometrica. Do you have a shot of the leaves?
BettyDonWood819 wrote:
   30 Nov 2017
The anther shape suggests this is subsp. villosisepala. However the outside of the sepal in the second photo does not look hairy. You have got out of the habit of photographing the whole plant and the leaves, which are often important diagnostics. Subsp. villosisepala usually has paired flowers.
Mike2.2K wrote:
   30 Nov 2017
These photos were to record plants continuing to flower here in spit of the dry conditions. Paired flowers and 'sparsely hairy' sepals. Previously identified as villosisepala which is more common than previously thought.

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Cheilanthes distans at Isaacs, ACT - 23 Mar 2016
Eragrostis curvula at Isaacs, ACT - 31 Jan 2016
Junonia villida at Isaacs, ACT - 3 Jan 2016
Cassinia longifolia at Isaacs, ACT - 20 Jan 2015
Leycesteria formosa at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Nov 2012
Corcorax melanorhamphos at Isaacs, ACT - 12 Mar 2018
Zanda funereus at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Feb 2018
Lactarius deliciosus at Isaacs, ACT - 3 Dec 2017
Calvatia sp. at Isaacs, ACT - 3 Dec 2017
Stellaria pungens at Isaacs, ACT - 3 Nov 2017
Bulbine bulbosa at Isaacs, ACT - 3 Nov 2017
Parentucellia latifolia at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Oct 2017
Asperula conferta at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Oct 2017
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica at Isaacs, ACT - 21 Sep 2017
Erodium moschatum at Isaacs, ACT - 1 Sep 2017
Tipulidae sp. (family) at Isaacs, ACT - 19 Mar 2017
Zanda funereus at Isaacs, ACT - 9 Mar 2017
Hardenbergia violacea at Isaacs Ridge - 24 Sep 2016
Carex breviculmis at Isaacs Ridge - 24 Sep 2016
Solanum cinereum at Isaacs, ACT - 9 Sep 2016
Clematis leptophylla at Isaacs, ACT - 9 Sep 2016
Acacia melanoxylon at Isaacs, ACT - 3 Aug 2016
Berberis aquifolium at Isaacs, ACT - 29 Jul 2016
Ligustrum lucidum at Isaacs, ACT - 3 Jul 2016
Arbutus unedo at Isaacs, ACT - 28 Jun 2016
Zanda funereus at Isaacs, ACT - 15 Jun 2016
Pellaea calidirupium at Isaacs, ACT - 31 May 2016
Pellaea calidirupium at Isaacs, ACT - 23 Mar 2016
Hypoxis hygrometrica at Isaacs, ACT - 23 Mar 2016
Ficus carica at Isaacs, ACT - 23 Mar 2016
Cheilanthes distans at Isaacs, ACT - 23 Mar 2016
Eragrostis curvula at Isaacs, ACT - 31 Jan 2016
Junonia villida at Isaacs, ACT - 3 Jan 2016
Cassinia longifolia at Isaacs, ACT - 20 Jan 2015
Leycesteria formosa at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Nov 2012

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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