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Echium plantagineum

Paterson's Curse at Watson, ACT

Echium plantagineum at Watson, ACT - 8 Oct 2016
Echium plantagineum at Watson, ACT - 8 Oct 2016
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Identification history

Echium plantagineum 9 Oct 2016 waltraud
Echium vulgare 9 Oct 2016 BettyDonWood
Echium vulgare 9 Oct 2016 BettyDonWood
Echium plantagineum 8 Oct 2016 AaronClausen

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Looks like some of Waltraud's great work and this colony is dieing off.

3 comments

   9 Oct 2016
The leaf bases are wrong for Echium plantsgineum, which has cordste (like the heart in a playing card) bases.
waltraud wrote:
   9 Oct 2016
This is the Paterson's Curse that I sprayed recently in the nature park area east Antill Street; it looks weird after treatment. A small patch of Echium vulgare occurs further northeast.
   9 Oct 2016
Good job nuking these Waltraud.

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Ehrharta erecta (Panic Veldtgrass) at Watson, ACT - 27 Jun 2022 by abread111 Pyrus sp. (An ornamental pear) at Watson, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by waltraud Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by abread111 Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by abread111 Viburnum tinus (Laurustinus) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by waltraud Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by waltraud Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by Avery Symphyotrichum subulatum (Wild Aster, Bushy Starwort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by abread111 Verbascum thapsus subsp. thapsus (Great Mullein, Aaron's Rod) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111 Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111 Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111 Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by WalterEgo Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Watson, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by waltraud Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by waltraud Sonchus oleraceus (Annual Sowthistle) at Watson, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by waltraud Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Watson, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by MAX Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Watson, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by abread111 Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Watson, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by MAX Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jul 2020 by walter Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by sbittinger Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by sbittinger Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by waltraud Sisymbrium orientale (Eastern Rocket) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by waltraud Geranium sp. (Geranium) at Watson, ACT - 26 May 2020 by waltraud Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Watson, ACT - 7 Sep 2019 by kdm Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Watson, ACT - 30 Aug 2019 by kdm Syrphini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified syrphine hover fly) at Watson, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by kdm Pterohelaeus striatopunctatus (Darkling beetle) at Watson, ACT - 14 Aug 2019 by kdm zz bolete at Watson, ACT - 23 Jun 2019 by AaronClausen Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Watson, ACT - 31 May 2019 by kdm Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Watson, ACT - 14 May 2019 by kdm Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Watson, ACT - 11 May 2019 by kdm Philobota (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Watson, ACT - 10 May 2019 by kdm Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Watson, ACT - 3 May 2019 by kdm Rentinus dilatatus (Fulgorid planthopper) at Watson, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by kdm Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Watson, ACT - 5 Apr 2019 by kdm Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Watson, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by kdm Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2019 by kdm Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Watson, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Watson, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Watson, ACT - 5 Mar 2018 by AaronClausen Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Watson, ACT - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Watson, ACT - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen Polyporus arcularius at Watson, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Watson, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 12 Dec 2016 by BethanyDunne Sepedonium at Watson, ACT - 7 Jul 2016 by AaronClausen Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Watson, ACT - 17 Apr 2016 by AaronClausen Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Watson, ACT - 6 Oct 2015 by AaronClausen Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Watson, ACT - 12 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen
Ehrharta erecta (Panic Veldtgrass) at Watson, ACT - 27 Jun 2022 by abread111
Pyrus sp. (An ornamental pear) at Watson, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by waltraud
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by abread111
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by abread111
Viburnum tinus (Laurustinus) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by waltraud
Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by waltraud
Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by Avery
Symphyotrichum subulatum (Wild Aster, Bushy Starwort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by abread111
Verbascum thapsus subsp. thapsus (Great Mullein, Aaron's Rod) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111
Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111
Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by WalterEgo
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Watson, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by waltraud
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by waltraud
Sonchus oleraceus (Annual Sowthistle) at Watson, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by waltraud
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Watson, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by MAX
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Watson, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by abread111
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Watson, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by MAX
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jul 2020 by walter
Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by sbittinger
Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by sbittinger
Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by waltraud
Sisymbrium orientale (Eastern Rocket) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by waltraud
Geranium sp. (Geranium) at Watson, ACT - 26 May 2020 by waltraud
Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Watson, ACT - 7 Sep 2019 by kdm
Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Watson, ACT - 30 Aug 2019 by kdm
Syrphini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified syrphine hover fly) at Watson, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by kdm
Pterohelaeus striatopunctatus (Darkling beetle) at Watson, ACT - 14 Aug 2019 by kdm
zz bolete at Watson, ACT - 23 Jun 2019 by AaronClausen
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Watson, ACT - 31 May 2019 by kdm
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Watson, ACT - 14 May 2019 by kdm
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Watson, ACT - 11 May 2019 by kdm
Philobota (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Watson, ACT - 10 May 2019 by kdm
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Watson, ACT - 3 May 2019 by kdm
Rentinus dilatatus (Fulgorid planthopper) at Watson, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by kdm
Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Watson, ACT - 5 Apr 2019 by kdm
Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Watson, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by kdm
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2019 by kdm
Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Watson, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud
Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Watson, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud
Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Watson, ACT - 5 Mar 2018 by AaronClausen
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Watson, ACT - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Watson, ACT - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen
Polyporus arcularius at Watson, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen
Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Watson, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 12 Dec 2016 by BethanyDunne
Sepedonium at Watson, ACT - 7 Jul 2016 by AaronClausen
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Watson, ACT - 17 Apr 2016 by AaronClausen
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Watson, ACT - 6 Oct 2015 by AaronClausen
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Watson, ACT - 12 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen

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

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  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 8 Oct 2016 11:13 PM Recorded on
  • AaronClausen Recorded by

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