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Miscanthus sinensis

Chinese Fairy Grass at Commonwealth & Kings Parks

Miscanthus sinensis at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018
Miscanthus sinensis at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018
Miscanthus sinensis at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018
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Miscanthus sinensis 2 May 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 2 May 2018 Mike

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Planted in Commonwealth Park.

3 comments

Mike wrote:
   3 May 2018
Miscanthus sinensis.
   3 May 2018
Mike did you observe any self seeding of this potentially highly invasive plant?
Mike wrote:
   3 May 2018
I didn't notice any self seeding, but I have read it forms a big seed bank waiting for the right conditions. I have added a photo of the seed head.

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 2 May 2018 03:52 PM Recorded on
  • Mike Recorded by

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  • 1 metre to 5 metres Plant height

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