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WattleAcacia decurrens

Green Wattle at Watson, ACT

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Acacia decurrens at Watson, ACT - 5 Mar 2019
Acacia decurrens at Watson, ACT - 5 Mar 2019

Identification history

Wattle Acacia decurrens 27 May 2019 BettyDonWood
Wattle Acacia decurrens 27 May 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 27 May 2019 waltraud

Author's notes

Photograph/s taken begin of March 2019 in the southern part of Justice Robert Hope Park (Watson Woodland) which is a Government offset site. Not sure whether this planted wattle is Acacia decurrens?

2 comments

waltraud wrote:
   27 May 2019
Why is government planting weeds as an offset action?
Mike wrote:
   27 May 2019
The Offset Management Plan says "Emphasis will be given to planting local native plant species that improve foraging and nesting habitat …". Acacia decurrens used to be widely planted and it seems as though one or two occasionally slip in.

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.163056-35.235833
  • Altitude 630.0m
  • Places Watson, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Non-local Native
  • Medium Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 5 Mar 2019 2:55 PM Recorded on
  • waltraud Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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