Cryptandra amara

Bitter Cryptandra at Belconnen, ACT

Cryptandra amara at Belconnen, ACT - 5 Sep 2015
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Identification history

Cryptandra amara 18 Sep 2015 MichaelMulvaney
Cryptandra amara 7 Sep 2015 BettyDonWood
Lissanthe strigosa subsp. subulata 5 Sep 2015 JasonC

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Aranda Bushland

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BettyDonWood wrote:
   6 Sep 2015
This is Cryptandra. I need to do more work on it to suggest a species.

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Nearby sightings

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Nimbopsocus sp. (genus) (A plant louse) at Aranda Bushland - 22 May 2024 by CathB
Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Aranda Bushland - 26 Feb 2024 by CathB
Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2024 by lbradley
Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 16 Jan 2024 by lbradley
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha subsp. macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Cook, ACT - 16 Jan 2024 by lbradley
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Jan 2024 by CathB
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Jan 2024 by pixelnips
Isomoralla gephyrota (A Concealer moth) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Jan 2024 by pixelnips
Photinia serratifolia (Chinese Photinia) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2023 by lbradley
Hedera sp. (helix or hibernica) (Ivy) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2023 by lbradley
Ligustrum lucidum (Large-leaved Privet) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2023 by lbradley
Cheiracanthium gracile (Slender sac spider) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2023 by lbradley
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2023 by lbradley
Ligustrum lucidum (Large-leaved Privet) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2023 by lbradley
Rivellia sp. (genus) (Signal fly) at Belconnen, ACT - 15 Oct 2023 by CathB
Ditropidus pulchellus (Leaf beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 13 Oct 2023 by CathB
Acaena x ovina (Sheep's Burr) at Cook, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Nearcha nullata (Rounded Nearcha) at Belconnen, ACT - 21 Sep 2023 by CathB
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Belconnen, ACT - 21 Sep 2023 by CathB
Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 20 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Glycine clandestina (Twining Glycine) at Cook, ACT - 20 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Luzula meridionalis (Common Woodrush) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Belconnen, ACT - 9 Sep 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Monomachus antipodalis (A parasitic wasp) at Cook, ACT - 14 May 2023 by CathB
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Cook, ACT - 14 May 2023 by CathB
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Cook, ACT - 24 Apr 2023 by lbradley
Trombidiidae (family) (Red velvet mite) at Cook, ACT - 6 Apr 2023 by CathB
Poa sieberiana var. cyanophylla (Blue-leaved Snow-grass) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2023 by lbradley
Acacia baileyana x Acacia dealbata (Cootamundra Wattle x Silver Wattle (Hybrid)) at Cook, ACT - 21 Mar 2023 by lbradley
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Undefined Area - 1 Feb 2023 by CathB
Eucnemidae (family) (False click beetles) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2023 by CathB
Rytidosperma laeve (Bare-backed Wallaby Grass) at Cook, ACT - 27 Jan 2023 by lbradley
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2023 by lbradley
Taenogerella elizabethae at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2023 by CathB
Eragrostis brownii (Common Love Grass) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2022 by lbradley
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Slender Robber Fly) at Cook, ACT - 20 Dec 2022 by CathB
Edusella puberula (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 14 Dec 2022 by CathB
Sidnia kinbergi (Australian crop mirid) at Cook, ACT - 1 Dec 2022 by CathB
Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Geranium solanderi (Native Geranium) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Bromus diandrus (Great Brome) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Centaurium erythraea (Common Centaury) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Pimelea curviflora var. sericea (Curved Riceflower) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Coronidium scorpioides (Button Everlasting) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Cook, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Harrisi
Philobota xiphostola at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2022 by CathB
Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by CathB
Peltoschema basicollis (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by CathB
Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Oct 2022 by Harrisi
Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by drakes
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 3 Oct 2022 by Harrisi
Tubifera ferruginosa (Raspberry Slime) at Cook, ACT - 3 Oct 2022 by CathB
Phalaris aquatica (Phalaris, Australian Canary Grass) at Cook, ACT - 21 Aug 2022 by lbradley
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Aug 2022 by lbradley
Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-Anther Flax Lily) at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2022 by lbradley
Monomachus antipodalis (A parasitic wasp) at Cook, ACT - 29 May 2022 by CathB
Braconidae (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 20 May 2022 by CathB
Trichalus sp. (genus) (Net-winged beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Apr 2022 by CathB
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by drakes
Epithymema incomposita (Chezela group) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by CathB
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by CathB
Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by drakes
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Cook, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by drakes
Odontomyia decipiens (Green Soldier Fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by CathB
Ditropidus pulchellus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by CathB
Tiphiidae (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by CathB
Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2022 by CathB
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Paropsisterna sp. ("Ch11" of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB
Synalus angustus (Narrow crab spider) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Cook, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by CathB
Trigonospila sp. (genus) (A Bristle Fly) at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by Roger
Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by drakes
Genduara punctigera (Spotted Clear Winged Snout Moth) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by CathB
Opodiphthera sp. (genus) (A gum moth) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by CathB
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by CathB
Stenoptilia zophodactylus (Dowdy Plume Moth) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by drakes
Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by drakes
Phoroncidia sextuberculata (Six-knobbed Phoroncidia) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by CathB
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by CathB
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Chaetophyes compacta (Tube spittlebug) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by CathB
Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by drakes
Merimnetes oblongus (Radiata pine shoot weevil) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by CathB
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2021 by CathB
Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 3 Nov 2021 by CathB
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by CathB
Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Cook, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by CathB
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Dillwynia sericea (Egg And Bacon Peas) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Holt, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by drakes
Stephanopis sp. (genus) (Knobbly crab spider) at Holt, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by CathB

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 5 Sep 2015 01:43 PM Recorded on
  • JasonC Recorded by

Species information

  • Cryptandra amara Scientific name
  • Bitter Cryptandra Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 1187m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning
  • In flower
  • External link More information
  • Synonyms

    Cryptandra amara var. longiflora Cryptandra amara var. amara

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
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