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Erica lusitanica

Spanish Heath at Tuggeranong Hill

Erica lusitanica at Tuggeranong Hill - 10 Sep 2018
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Identification history

Erica lusitanica 10 Sep 2018 BettyDonWood
Erica lusitanica 10 Sep 2018 Owen

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Significant sighting

10 Sep 2018

New location for this highly invasive species

Author's notes

MIchael, single plant at a new location.

2 comments

   11 Sep 2018
Thanks Owen much appreciated
HarleyB wrote:
   11 Sep 2018
Thanks again Owen. I will remove this today. Hopefully you don't come across more!

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Peltoschema tetraspilota (Leaf beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 24 Jan 2021 by Owen
Diphucrania aurocyanea (A jewel beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 26 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Hypocisseis suturalis (Cherry Ballart Jewel Beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 26 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Tuggeranong Hill - 26 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Tuggeranong Hill - 26 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Diphucephala sp. (genus) (Green Scarab Beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 16 Dec 2020 by Owen
Hyalarcta huebneri (Leafy Case Moth) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Dec 2020 by Owen
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Sep 2020 by Owen
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Tuggeranong Hill - 3 Apr 2020 by Owen
Naupactus leucoloma (White-fringed weevil) at Tuggeranong Hill - 29 Mar 2020 by Owen
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 29 Mar 2020 by Owen
Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 29 Mar 2020 by Owen
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Tuggeranong Hill - 5 Nov 2019 by Owen
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Tuggeranong Hill - 8 Sep 2019 by Owen
Acacia baileyeana X Acacia decurrens (Hybrid of Cootamundra and Green wattles) at Tuggeranong Hill - 7 May 2019 by Owen
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Tuggeranong Hill - 4 May 2019 by Owen
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Tuggeranong Hill - 29 Apr 2019 by Owen
Acacia decurrens (Green Wattle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 1 Feb 2019 by Owen
Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy Beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Jan 2019 by Owen
Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 11 Dec 2018 by Owen
Macrobathra desmotoma ( A Cosmet moth) at Tuggeranong Hill - 10 Dec 2018 by Owen
Maroga melanostigma (Pecan Stem Girdler) at Tuggeranong Hill - 4 Dec 2018 by Owen
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Tuggeranong Hill - 5 Nov 2018 by Owen
Castiarina decemmaculata (Ten-spot Jewel Beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 28 Oct 2018 by Owen
Calomela parilis (Acacia leaf beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 14 Oct 2018 by Owen
Ectinorhynchus sp. (genus) (Stiletto fly) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Oct 2018 by Harrisi
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Oct 2018 by Owen
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 4 Oct 2018 by Owen
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 30 Sep 2018 by Owen
Ditropidus pulchellus (Leaf beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Sep 2018 by Owen
Acacia floribunda (White Sally Wattle, Gossamer Wattle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 24 Sep 2018 by Owen
Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 1 Dec 2017 by Owen

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 10 Sep 2018 01:47 PM Recorded on
  • Owen Recorded by

Additional information

  • True In flower
  • 30cm to 1 metre Plant height

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