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Cenchrus longispinus

Spiny Burrgrass, Spiny Burrgrass - longispinus at Paddys River, ACT

Cenchrus longispinus at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2008
Cenchrus longispinus at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2008
Cenchrus longispinus at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2008
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Identification history

Cenchrus longispinus 2 Jul 2015 michaelb

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2 comments

   3 Jul 2015
What a nasty looking thing Michael!
michaelb wrote:
   3 Jul 2015
Yes Aaron, its not called Spiny Burrgrass for nothing. After Michael Mulvaney pointed out the significance of this species I thought I should post this old sighting. Fortunately it appears to be quite rare so far.

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Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by BedeM
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Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by RodDeb
Isachne globosa (Swamp millet) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2019 by michaelb
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Mar 2017 by michaelb
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Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Persicaria hydropiper (Water Pepper) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Isachne globosa (Swamp millet) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Mentha x piperita (Peppermint) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jan 2015 by galah681
Solanum chenopodioides (Whitetip Nightshade) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jan 2015 by galah681
Chenopodium album (Fat Hen) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jan 2015 by galah681
Polygonum aviculare (Wireweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jan 2015 by galah681
Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jan 2015 by galah681
Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jan 2015 by galah681
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Isachne globosa (Swamp millet) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2005 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Medium Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 14 Jan 2008 12:00 AM Recorded on
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