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Other WildflowerSaponaria officinalis

Soapwort at Wanniassa, ACT

Saponaria officinalis at Wanniassa, ACT - 3 Mar 2019

Identification history

Other Wildflower Saponaria officinalis 4 Mar 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 3 Mar 2019 PCS - Biosecurity Officer (TO4 Invasive Plants)

Author's notes

Request for id from a member of the public.


SandraH wrote:
   4 Mar 2019
is it Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis). This occurs, eg, at Tharwa Sandwash and some other reserves
   4 Mar 2019
Yes looks a lot like it
   4 Mar 2019
All other CNM records are from the Murrumbidgee, it seems to like sandy soils and forms dense patches so worth getting on early.

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