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Other Water PlantElodea canadensis  

Canadian Pondweed at Uriarra Recreation Reserve

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Elodea canadensis at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 23 Feb 2019
Elodea canadensis at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 23 Feb 2019
Elodea canadensis at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 23 Feb 2019
Elodea canadensis at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 23 Feb 2019
Elodea canadensis at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 23 Feb 2019

Identification history

Other Water Plant Elodea canadensis 24 Feb 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Other Water Plant Elodea canadensis 24 Feb 2019 JaneR

Significant sighting

  24 Feb 2019

This is a high risk weed species, difficult to control. I will need to discuss a strategy with Park staff

Author's notes

vegetative fragment, stranded on wet sand draped over ball to show off leaf arrangement (whorls of 3). Patch in shallow backwater (<20 cm deep) with milfoil and curly pondweed: not clear in photograph but photo included to give location of patch. Specimen collected for pressing: photo of specimen in clean water

3 comments

   24 Feb 2019
The location is in Hackett - is this right? As a trusted user you can edit this record and click a new location on the sighting map
JaneR wrote:
   24 Feb 2019
Correct Location is Murrumbidgee River, Uriarra Reserve.
Map now adjusted. Thank you
   24 Feb 2019
Thanks Jane

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Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 23 Feb 2019 7:50 PM Recorded on
  • JaneR Recorded by
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