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GrassMiscanthus sinensis

Chinese Fairy Grass at Commonwealth & Kings Parks

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Miscanthus sinensis at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018
Miscanthus sinensis at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018
Miscanthus sinensis at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018

Identification history

Grass Miscanthus sinensis 2 May 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 2 May 2018 Mike

Author's notes

Planted in Commonwealth Park.

3 comments

Mike wrote:
   2 May 2018
Miscanthus sinensis.
   2 May 2018
Mike did you observe any self seeding of this potentially highly invasive plant?
Mike wrote:
   2 May 2018
I didn't notice any self seeding, but I have read it forms a big seed bank waiting for the right conditions. I have added a photo of the seed head.

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Nearby Sightings

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Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Mar 2019 Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 25 Nov 2018 Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 25 Nov 2018 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 9 Nov 2018 Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 9 Nov 2018 Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 9 Oct 2018 Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018 Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018 Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018 Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018 Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 22 Apr 2018 Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 22 Apr 2017 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 Feb 2017 Typha sp. (Cumbungi) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 Feb 2017 Carduus pycnocephalus (Slender Thistle) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 Feb 2017 Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 17 Jan 2017 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 17 Sep 2016 Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 17 Sep 2016 Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 17 Sep 2016 Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 30 Jul 2016 Juncus sp. (A rush) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 30 Jul 2016 Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 30 Jul 2016 Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 30 Jul 2016 Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 26 Jul 2016 Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 26 Jul 2016 Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 11 Jun 2016 Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Silver Gull) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Jul 2015 Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Jul 2015 Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Jul 2015 Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 10 Jul 2010 Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 7 Jul 2006
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Mar 2019
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 25 Nov 2018
Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 25 Nov 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 9 Nov 2018
Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 9 Nov 2018
Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 9 Oct 2018
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 22 Apr 2018
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 22 Apr 2017
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 Feb 2017
Typha sp. (Cumbungi) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 Feb 2017
Carduus pycnocephalus (Slender Thistle) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 Feb 2017
Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 17 Jan 2017
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 17 Sep 2016
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 17 Sep 2016
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 17 Sep 2016
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 30 Jul 2016
Juncus sp. (A rush) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 30 Jul 2016
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 30 Jul 2016
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 30 Jul 2016
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 26 Jul 2016
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 26 Jul 2016
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 11 Jun 2016
Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Silver Gull) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Jul 2015
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Jul 2015
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Jul 2015
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 10 Jul 2010
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 7 Jul 2006

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Noxious or High Risk Weed or Pest

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