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Khaki Weed at Commonwealth & Kings Parks

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Alternanthera pungens at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 3 May 2018
Alternanthera pungens at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 3 May 2018

Identification history

Other Wildflower or Herb Alternanthera pungens 2 May 2018 BettyDonWood
Other Wildflower or Herb Alternanthera pungens 2 May 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 2 May 2018 Mike

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Author's notes

Prostrate, rooting at nodes, prickly. In lawn beside path.

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Mike2.3K wrote:
   2 May 2018
I don't know what it would be like in bare feet but I came home with over 50 spikes in the soles of my shoes.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Medium Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 2 May 2018 Recorded on
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