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GrassEragrostis curvula

African Lovegrass at Yarralumla, ACT

Eragrostis curvula at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018

Identification history

Grass Eragrostis curvula 12 Oct 2018 michaelb
Grass Eragrostis curvula 11 Oct 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 9 Oct 2018 ruthkerruish

Author's notes

Most of the grasses in this area around the lake have lost their seeds. I initially thought this was ALG. There were quite a few smaller editions of these plants. Plants were in the area between Attunga Point Reserve and the lake.

2 comments

   11 Oct 2018
I think this is the robust strain of African Love Grass
Mike wrote:
   11 Oct 2018
African lovegrass in a neighbour's lawn is beginning to show dark coloured flowerheads but I haven't seen such growth in the nature reserves yet.

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Nearby Sightings

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Glycine sp. at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 Myosotis laxa subsp. caespitosa at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 Fraxinus sp. at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 Carex appressa at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 Cyperus eragrostis at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 Epilobium billardierianum subsp. cinereum at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 Geranium sp. at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018 Lysimachia arvensis at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018 Cyperus eragrostis at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018 Salix nigra at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018 Unidentified Lichen (TBC) at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018 Juncus sp. at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018 Cassinia quinquefaria at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 Alnus glutinosa at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 Populus nigra at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 Setaria pumila at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016
Glycine sp. at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019
Myosotis laxa subsp. caespitosa at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019
Fraxinus sp. at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019
Carex appressa at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019
Cyperus eragrostis at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019
Epilobium billardierianum subsp. cinereum at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2019
Geranium sp. at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018
Lysimachia arvensis at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018
Cyperus eragrostis at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018
Salix nigra at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018
Unidentified Lichen (TBC) at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018
Juncus sp. at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Oct 2018
Cassinia quinquefaria at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016
Alnus glutinosa at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016
Populus nigra at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016
Setaria pumila at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016

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Species information

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  • Exotic
  • Noxious or High Risk Weed or Pest

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  • 5 Oct 2018 10:00 AM Recorded on
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