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Unidentified at suppressed - 29 Dec 2018
Unidentified at suppressed - 29 Dec 2018
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Sorry Ruth. As a general rule we are dedicated to mapping plants and animals that are "wild". So we don't do exotic plants from peoples' gardens unless they have become established there by themselves.
Insufficient or inconclusive evidence 31 Dec 2018 michaelb
Unidentified 29 Dec 2018 ruthkerruish

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Albizia julibrissin (Persian Silk Tree) Fabaceae. Not listed in CNM? Lovely wide canopy. Usually severely affected by borers.


   30 Dec 2018
Ruth was this a planted or weedy specimen?
   30 Dec 2018
There are several such trees in gardens in Hughes all about the same age (decades). I think they were all planted. I have not seen a weedy specimen in a garden or in Hughes Garran Woodland. They could be 30-40 or more years old. They just seem to keep ticking over. Reasonably healthy trees when in flower, are really beautiful.
Mike wrote:
   31 Dec 2018
Planted at the National Arboretum: https://www.nationalarboretum.act.gov.au/living-collection/trees/tree-descriptions/forests-and-trees/forest-6.

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Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 29 Dec 2018 08:00 AM Recorded on
  • ruthkerruish Recorded by

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

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