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Unidentified at suppressed - 24 Aug 2019
Unidentified at suppressed - 24 Aug 2019
Unidentified at suppressed - 24 Aug 2019
Unidentified at suppressed - 24 Aug 2019
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Acacia rubida 24 Aug 2019 KumikoCallaway

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6 comments

   25 Aug 2019
Probably OK. I am somewhat concerned that in a plant as young as this it appears that there is no sign of juvenile leaves. Also I cannot see any glands on the leaves.
   26 Aug 2019
What are other possible species? I would like to read on the similar species too.
   26 Aug 2019
When I used my free app Plants of South Eastern New South Wales, inputting Major Plant Group -Wattles; Compound leaves - No; Flower head shape - globular/spherical; and number of tiny flowers/florets in a head - 9-20, about 70 possibles came up, not including Acacia howittii, which is not listed in the app. You could cut that down a lot by counting the number of flowers in a head yourself and inputting leaf length and width.
The online version of the app is https://apps.lucidcentral.org/plants_se_nsw/text/intro/index.html and has had several mistakes fixed which are not yet in the app.
Some details about Acacia howittii are at http://worldwidewattle.com/imagegallery/image.php?p=0&l=h&id=23681&o=1
   26 Aug 2019
Thank you, Betty. I now know how to use it and narrow them down. I will try to get more details.
Mike wrote:
   26 Aug 2019
Once you think you are close to an identification, check the images on Canberra Nature Map Quick Search. You can often find pictures of the plant at the same stage of flowering.
   26 Aug 2019
Thank you, Mike. I will do that.

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 24 Aug 2019 03:00 PM Recorded on
  • KumikoCallaway Recorded by

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  • 30cm to 1 metre Plant height

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