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Blady grass at Pine Island to Point Hut

Imperata cylindrica at Pine Island to Point Hut - 27 Apr 2007

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A rhizomatous perennial grass, with stiff erect leaves and a large wooly seed-head, flowering in autumn, growing up to about a metre tall.

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   28 May 2014
Since it is a rhizomatous grass it is hard to say how many plants are in a patch. I've seen patches with over 100 grass tufts locally. The number of plants will vary with the conditions. There is no limit to how many would be in a patch if the conditions are suitable.

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(genus) (A net-spinning caddisfly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 4 Oct 2017 by michaelb Poecilometis patruelis (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Lachnagrostis filiformis (Common Blown Grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Gratiola peruviana (Australian Brooklime) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Ludwigia palustris (Marsh Purslane) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Hydrocotyle tripartita (Pennywort) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Plantago major (Large Plantain) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Persicaria decipiens (Slender Knotweed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Jan 2017 by michaelb Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Dec 2016 by michaelb Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Dec 2016 by michaelb Eucalyptus viminalis (Ribbon Gum) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Dec 2016 by michaelb Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Dec 2016 by michaelb Porrostoma rhipidium (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Dec 2016 by michaelb Calolampra sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Nov 2016 by michaelb Euphorbia lathyrus (Caper Spurge) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Nov 2016 by michaelb Rorippa palustris (Yellow Cress, Marsh Watercress) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Nov 2016 by michaelb Viola betonicifolia (Purple Violet) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Nov 2016 by michaelb Cercopidae (family) (Unidentified spittlebug or froghopper) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 17 Nov 2016 by michaelb Thema macroscia (A concealer moth) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Nov 2016 by michaelb Cheumatopsyche sp. (genus) (A net-spinning caddisfly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Nov 2016 by michaelb Imperata cylindrica (Blady grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 16 Mar 2016 by michaelb Platycoris rotundatus (A shield bug) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Feb 2016 by michaelb Solaenodolichopus sp. (genus) (Millepede) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 10 Feb 2016 by michaelb Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Jan 2016 by michaelb Miltogramma sp. (genus) (Flesh fly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Jan 2016 by michaelb Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Jan 2016 by michaelb Aloa marginata (Donovan's Tiger Moth) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 16 Jan 2016 by michaelb Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 16 Jan 2016 by michaelb Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 16 Jan 2016 by michaelb Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 13 Jan 2016 by michaelb Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 13 Jan 2016 by michaelb Colepia ingloria (A robber fly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 10 Jan 2016 by michaelb Xanthoria sp. (A lichen) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Jan 2016 by michaelb Icerya acaciae (Acacia mealy bug) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Jan 2016 by michaelb Diphucephala sp. (genus) (Green Scarab Beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Jan 2016 by michaelb Hemarthria uncinata (Matgrass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Jan 2016 by michaelb Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Jan 2016 by michaelb Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 15 Dec 2015 by michaelb Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 15 Dec 2015 by michaelb Isachne globosa (Swamp millet) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 24 Mar 2015 by michaelb Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2015 by michaelb Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2015 by michaelb Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Feb 2015 by michaelb Casuarina cunninghamiana subsp. cunninghamiana (River She-oak, River Oak) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 11 Feb 2015 by michaelb Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Jan 2015 by michaelb Imperata cylindrica (Blady grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 23 Dec 2014 by michaelb Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 25 Nov 2014 by michaelb Amyema cambagei (Sheoak Mistletoe) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 9 Mar 2008 by michaelb Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 May 2007 by michaelb Austrostipa bigeniculata (Kneed Speargrass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 20 Mar 2007 by michaelb Cynodon dactylon (Couch grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 18 Mar 2007 by michaelb Imperata cylindrica (Blady grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2007 by michaelb Polypogon monspeliensis (Annual Beardgrass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 7 Feb 2007 by michaelb Lachnagrostis filiformis (Common Blown Grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 7 Feb 2007 by michaelb Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 7 Jan 2007 by michaelb
Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 28 Feb 2020 by JohnBundock
Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 9 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 9 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 28 Dec 2017 by JohnBundock
Cheumatopsyche sp. (genus) (A net-spinning caddisfly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 4 Oct 2017 by michaelb
Poecilometis patruelis (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Lachnagrostis filiformis (Common Blown Grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Gratiola peruviana (Australian Brooklime) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Ludwigia palustris (Marsh Purslane) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Hydrocotyle tripartita (Pennywort) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Plantago major (Large Plantain) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Persicaria decipiens (Slender Knotweed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Eucalyptus viminalis (Ribbon Gum) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Porrostoma rhipidium (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Calolampra sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Euphorbia lathyrus (Caper Spurge) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Rorippa palustris (Yellow Cress, Marsh Watercress) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Viola betonicifolia (Purple Violet) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Cercopidae (family) (Unidentified spittlebug or froghopper) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 17 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Thema macroscia (A concealer moth) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Cheumatopsyche sp. (genus) (A net-spinning caddisfly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Imperata cylindrica (Blady grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 16 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Platycoris rotundatus (A shield bug) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Solaenodolichopus sp. (genus) (Millepede) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 10 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Miltogramma sp. (genus) (Flesh fly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Aloa marginata (Donovan's Tiger Moth) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 16 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 16 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 16 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 13 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 13 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Colepia ingloria (A robber fly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 10 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Xanthoria sp. (A lichen) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Icerya acaciae (Acacia mealy bug) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Diphucephala sp. (genus) (Green Scarab Beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Hemarthria uncinata (Matgrass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 15 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 15 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Isachne globosa (Swamp millet) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 24 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Casuarina cunninghamiana subsp. cunninghamiana (River She-oak, River Oak) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 11 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Imperata cylindrica (Blady grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 23 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 25 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Amyema cambagei (Sheoak Mistletoe) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 9 Mar 2008 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 May 2007 by michaelb
Austrostipa bigeniculata (Kneed Speargrass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 20 Mar 2007 by michaelb
Cynodon dactylon (Couch grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 18 Mar 2007 by michaelb
Imperata cylindrica (Blady grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2007 by michaelb
Polypogon monspeliensis (Annual Beardgrass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 7 Feb 2007 by michaelb
Lachnagrostis filiformis (Common Blown Grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 7 Feb 2007 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 7 Jan 2007 by michaelb

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 26 Apr 2007 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by

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