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Scotch Thistle at Callum Brae

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Onopordum acanthium at Callum Brae - 12 Oct 2015
Onopordum acanthium at Callum Brae - 12 Oct 2015

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Large patches under trees. Shows attack by introduced weevils.

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wrote:
   17 Oct 2015
The photo of the leaf shows stem boring weevils at work, they were first released to control Scotch and Illyrian thistle in 1993, they weaken the plant and reduce seed production rather than killing it outright. the beetle larvae do most of the damage

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Chenopodium album (Fat Hen) at Callum Brae - 3 May 2020 by Mike
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Callum Brae - 22 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Callum Brae - 8 Sep 2019 by HelenCross
Laetiporus portentosus at Callum Brae - 3 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Callum Brae - 3 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Callum Brae - 27 Nov 2018 by Mike
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Callum Brae - 11 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Ranunculus muricatus (Sharp Buttercup) at Callum Brae - 12 Oct 2015 by Mike
Lixus cardui (Thistle Stem-borer Weevil) at Callum Brae - 12 Oct 2015 by Mike
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Callum Brae - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Callum Brae - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Callum Brae - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Callum Brae - 22 Nov 2013 by Mike

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1,001 - 10,000 Abundance
  • 12 Oct 2015 Recorded on
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