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Rumex hypogaeus

Spiny Emex, Three Cornered Jacks at Belconnen, ACT

Rumex hypogaeus at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Apr 2018
Rumex hypogaeus at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Apr 2018
Rumex hypogaeus at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Apr 2018
Rumex hypogaeus at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Apr 2018
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Identification history

Rumex hypogaeus 6 Apr 2018 BettyDonWood

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Author's notes

The plant was long dead. Burr size about 10 mm across. The burrs were stuck in the soles of my shoes. These two were the only ones with all three spines reasonably intact.

2 comments

   7 Apr 2018
Thanks Betty. You've just identified a sighting I was planning to put up, which I will do now.
   17 Apr 2018
Spiny Emex, Three Cornered Jacks sited and experienced while cycling in front of the
ACT Police Traffic Branch building on the corner of Lathlain and Nettlefold streets Belconnen, ACT

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Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 6 Apr 2018 09:50 AM Recorded on
  • BettyDonWood Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 10cm Plant height
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