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Other WildflowerDatura stramonium

Common Thornapple at Monash, ACT

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Datura stramonium at Monash, ACT - 11 Mar 2019
Datura stramonium at Monash, ACT - 11 Mar 2019
Datura stramonium at Monash, ACT - 11 Mar 2019

Identification history

Other Wildflower Datura stramonium 11 Mar 2019 BettyDonWood
Other Wildflower Datura stramonium 11 Mar 2019 Mike
Other Wildflower Datura sp. 11 Mar 2019 jackQ

Author's notes

These two Datura plants are located just inside the construction fence of the upper Monash rain garden site between Corlette Cres and Charleston St on the eastern side. While they have been poisoned they are in situ with mature seed pods just opening the first is still upright halfway down and the second is prostrate near the bottom end of the construction site

1 comment

Mike wrote:
   11 Mar 2019
The number and even sizes of the spines make it Datura stramonium. Try to get someone to bag and dispose of the seeds. This is a common weed of 'landscaping' material which is simply dug out of creek and river beds. Look out for Bathurst burr as well.

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Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Monash, ACT - 18 Jun 2017
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Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Monash, ACT - 20 Dec 2016
Limnodynastes dumerilii (Eastern Banjo Frog) at Monash, ACT - 25 Sep 2016
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Monash, ACT - 14 Aug 2016
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Monash, ACT - 15 Apr 2016
Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Monash, ACT - 28 Mar 2016
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Monash, ACT - 13 Jun 2015

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.084442-35.416028
  • Altitude 580.5m
  • Places Monash, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Medium Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 11 Mar 2019 7:06 PM Recorded on
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