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PeaCytisus scoparius subsp. scoparius

Scotch Broom, Broom, English Broom at The Pinnacle

Cytisus scoparius subsp. scoparius at The Pinnacle - 16 Nov 2018

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Significant sighting

30 Nov 2018

Important that this plant was detected early and removed as it is capable of transforming the environments it invades

Author's notes

Flowering plant had come back after prescribed burn in Pinnacle Nature Reserve 17 April 2018. Plant was deseeded (all bagged), cut and poisoned by park care volunteer experienced weeders Len Taylor and Grahame Muller. Photo and coords by Len.

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   30 Nov 2018
Thanks for removing this weed - Yes it can come back with a vengeance following fire

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Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at The Pinnacle - 1 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 1 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Philobota sp near arabella (A concealer moth) at The Pinnacle - 1 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at The Pinnacle - 26 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Orcus australasiae (Orange-spotted Ladybird) at The Pinnacle - 26 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Oecophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Oecophorinae concealer moth) at The Pinnacle - 26 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Galerucini sp. (tribe) (A galerucine leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 26 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at The Pinnacle - 26 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at The Pinnacle - 26 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Calomela sp. (genus) (Acacia leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 26 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at The Pinnacle - 10 Nov 2018 by annamacdonald

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Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • True In flower
  • 1 metre to 5 metres Plant size
  • 16 Nov 2018 Recorded on
  • pinnaCLE Recorded by

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