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Other ShrubCryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa

Unnamed at Molonglo River Park

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Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa at Molonglo River Park - 11 Jun 2018
Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa at Molonglo River Park - 11 Jun 2018
Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa at Molonglo River Park - 11 Jun 2018
Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa at Molonglo River Park - 11 Jun 2018

Identification history

Other Shrub Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa 17 Jul 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Other Shrub Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa 17 Jul 2018 MichaelMulvaney

Author's notes

About 50 shrubs on dacite cliff face on north side of Molonglo River, just upstream of Butters foot bridge and sewer line

10 comments

michaelb wrote:
   11 Jun 2018
The best population I have found so far is to the south of Pine Island, at least 200 plants:
Other Wildflower Asperula ambleia (Stiff woodruff) on 15 Oct 2017
pinnaCLE wrote:
   7 Jul 2018
Michaels - are you sure this isn't Cryptandra speciosa in heavy bud as you'd expect in June? Very different plant to the other pics in Asperula ambleia!
michaelb wrote:
   8 Jul 2018
Hi John
I thought it looked unusual for the species but I didn't look at it closely and took Michael M's expertise for granted. I think you are quite right.
   8 Jul 2018
I have had my doubts too though I would not go as far as saying it is Cryptandra speciosa. The leaves and their arrangement are not clear. It should be in flower now. Another look at it?
   9 Jul 2018
Thanks Guys will have a look this weekend
michaelb wrote:
   16 Jul 2018
Hi Michael M
Did you get a chance to have another look?
   16 Jul 2018
No - but will in the next few weeks
michaelb wrote:
   16 Jul 2018
I'm going down to Pine Island this week to have a look and get some photos. It would be useful to know what Asperula ambleia looks like in winter.
   16 Jul 2018
Thanks Michael
   18 Jul 2018
This was a mis-identification thanks for pointing this out

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 50 Abundance
  • 11 Jun 2018 12:29 PM Recorded on
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