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Purple Loosestrife at Old Naas TSR

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Lythrum salicaria at Old Naas TSR - 14 Apr 2019
Lythrum salicaria at Old Naas TSR - 14 Apr 2019

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forming fringe on moist edges of sand bar, also dense patches on higher drier parts of sand bar, where senescent plants often reddish

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Pyracantha crenulata (Firethorn) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR Crassula helmsii (Swamp Stonecrop) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR Azolla filiculoides (Water fern) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR Alternanthera denticulata (Lesser Joyweed) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR Gratiola peruviana (Australian Brooklime) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR Typha sp. (Cumbungi) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR Hypericum japonicum (Creeping St John's Wort) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Old Naas TSR - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Old Naas TSR - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Old Naas TSR - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Old Naas TSR - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Old Naas TSR - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Old Naas TSR - 2 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Old Naas TSR - 2 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Old Naas TSR - 29 Oct 2017 by HarveyPerkins Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Old Naas TSR - 5 Feb 2017 by HarveyPerkins Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Old Naas TSR - 8 Mar 2016 by HarveyPerkins Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Old Naas TSR - 10 Oct 2015 by HarveyPerkins
Pyracantha crenulata (Firethorn) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR
Crassula helmsii (Swamp Stonecrop) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR
Azolla filiculoides (Water fern) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR
Alternanthera denticulata (Lesser Joyweed) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR
Gratiola peruviana (Australian Brooklime) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR
Typha sp. (Cumbungi) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR
Hypericum japonicum (Creeping St John's Wort) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Old Naas TSR - 13 Apr 2019 by JaneR
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Old Naas TSR - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Old Naas TSR - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Old Naas TSR - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Old Naas TSR - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Old Naas TSR - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Old Naas TSR - 2 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Old Naas TSR - 2 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock
Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Old Naas TSR - 29 Oct 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Old Naas TSR - 5 Feb 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Old Naas TSR - 8 Mar 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Old Naas TSR - 10 Oct 2015 by HarveyPerkins

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 1 metre to 5 metres Plant size
  • 13 Apr 2019 Recorded on
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