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Phragmites australis

Common reed at Paddys River, ACT

Phragmites australis at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Mar 2017
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Phragmites australis 8 Mar 2017 michaelb

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Very common along the Murrumbidgee River near Point Hut Crossing.

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Nearby sightings

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Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by BedeM Coranus sp. (genus) (Assassin bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by tpreston Saponaria officinalis (Bouncing Bet, or Soapwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston 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 Isachne globosa (Swamp millet) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2019 by michaelb Platanus x acerifolia (London Plane Tree) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Oct 2018 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 Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jun 2016 by michaelb Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb 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 Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jan 2015 by galah681 Cenchrus longispinus (Spiny Burrgrass, Spiny Burrgrass - longispinus) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2008 by michaelb Isachne globosa (Swamp millet) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2005 by michaelb
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by BedeM
Coranus sp. (genus) (Assassin bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Saponaria officinalis (Bouncing Bet, or Soapwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston
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
Isachne globosa (Swamp millet) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2019 by michaelb
Platanus x acerifolia (London Plane Tree) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Oct 2018 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
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jun 2016 by michaelb
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2015 by michaelb
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
Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jan 2015 by galah681
Cenchrus longispinus (Spiny Burrgrass, Spiny Burrgrass - longispinus) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2008 by michaelb
Isachne globosa (Swamp millet) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2005 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 2 Mar 2017 06:05 PM Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by

Additional information

  • True In flower
  • 1 metre to 5 metres Plant height

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