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Austrostipa bigeniculata at Griffith, ACT - 21 Mar 2020
Austrostipa bigeniculata at Griffith, ACT - 21 Mar 2020
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Identification history

Austrostipa bigeniculata 22 Mar 2020 michaelb
Austrostipa bigeniculata 21 Mar 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 21 Mar 2020 SRoss

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   22 Mar 2020
Leaves are definitely Austrostipa - I think the seed head is in early stage of development before the awns get their double bend "two elbow" appearance

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Thomisus spectabilis (Spectacular Crab Spider) at Griffith, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by SRoss Malva neglecta (Dwarf Mallow) at Griffith, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by SRoss Lomandra sp. (A Matrush) at Griffith, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by SRoss Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Griffith, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by SRoss Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Griffith, ACT - 26 Aug 2020 by SRoss Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at Griffith, ACT - 10 Apr 2020 by SRoss Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Griffith, ACT - 24 Apr 2017 by BassGardens
Thomisus spectabilis (Spectacular Crab Spider) at Griffith, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by SRoss
Malva neglecta (Dwarf Mallow) at Griffith, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by SRoss
Lomandra sp. (A Matrush) at Griffith, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by SRoss
Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Griffith, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by SRoss
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Griffith, ACT - 26 Aug 2020 by SRoss
Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at Griffith, ACT - 10 Apr 2020 by SRoss
Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Griffith, ACT - 24 Apr 2017 by BassGardens

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 21 Mar 2020 11:01 AM Recorded on
  • SRoss Recorded by

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  • 30cm to 1 metre Plant height

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