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GrassCenchrus longisetus    

Feathertop grass at Ainslie, ACT

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Cenchrus longisetus at Ainslie, ACT - 6 Jan 2019
Cenchrus longisetus at Ainslie, ACT - 6 Jan 2019
Cenchrus longisetus at Ainslie, ACT - 6 Jan 2019

Identification history

Grass Cenchrus longisetus 6 Jan 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Grass Cenchrus longisetus 6 Jan 2019 JanetRussell

Significant sighting

  6 Jan 2019

This is a potential high risk weed that we are trying to control before it becomes widespread

5 comments

   6 Jan 2019
Steve - this looks like it is in park on Campbell Street - one to control - please check my ID
   7 Jan 2019
Yes starting to see more of this species and other Cenchrus too. Maybe due to changing rainfall patterns - dry winter-spring - warm spring-hot summer and thunderstorms?
   7 Jan 2019
Decided to dig out and collect seed. Follow-up spot spraying will be needed at end of summer or next summer. About 50 plants and they were starting to spread up the street so good timing with the observation.
   8 Jan 2019
Feel rather guilty about this - saw something white growing there a year or so ago. I was in a hurry and didn't stop to look.
   9 Jan 2019
no worries Browser thanks for recording it when you did

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Nearby Sightings

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Cenchrus longisetus (Feathertop grass) at Ainslie, ACT - 5 Mar 2019 Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Ainslie, ACT - 5 Mar 2019 Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Ainslie, ACT - 10 Jan 2019
Cenchrus longisetus (Feathertop grass) at Ainslie, ACT - 5 Mar 2019
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Ainslie, ACT - 5 Mar 2019
Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Ainslie, ACT - 10 Jan 2019

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.143783-35.263608
  • Altitude 594.4m
  • Places Ainslie, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 6 Jan 2019 1:41 PM Recorded on
  • JanetRussell Recorded by
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