Rytidosperma sp.

Wallaby Grass at Dunlop, ACT

Rytidosperma sp. at Dunlop, ACT - 5 Nov 2019
Rytidosperma sp. at Dunlop, ACT - 5 Nov 2019
Rytidosperma sp. at Dunlop, ACT - 5 Nov 2019
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Identification history

Rytidosperma sp. 16 Nov 2019 MichaelBedingfield
Rytidosperma sp. 15 Nov 2019 CathB

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Growing very flat to the ground on compacted soil.

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Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Dec 2019 by CathB
Eurymela fenestrata (Gum tree leafhopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 8 Dec 2019 by CathB
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Dunlop, ACT - 8 Dec 2019 by CathB
Coccinellidae (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by CathB
Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Dunlop, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by CathB
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Philobota productella (Pasture Tunnel Moth) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Nov 2019 by CathB
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Cardiaspina albitextura (White Lace Lerp) at Dunlop, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 5 Nov 2019 05:38 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • True In flower
  • 10cm to 30cm Plant height

Species information

  • Rytidosperma sp. Scientific name
  • Wallaby Grass Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 1522.12m Recorded at altitude
  • 358 images trained Machine learning
  • In flower

Record quality

  • Images or audio
  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
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