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Opuntia sp.

Prickly Pear at Mount Ainslie

Opuntia sp. at Mount Ainslie - 8 Sep 2020
Opuntia sp. at Mount Ainslie - 8 Sep 2020
Opuntia sp. at Mount Ainslie - 8 Sep 2020
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Identification history

Opuntia sp. 25 Sep 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Opuntia sp. 9 Sep 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 8 Sep 2020 tpreston

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Author's notes

I'm not sure what this is, it didn't really have spikes like opuntia sp that ive seen and I cant find anything else under "other shrubs" except for Hudson's pear but its not that.

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   9 Sep 2020
I keyed it out to Opuntia auranticia but it is yet to be recorded in the ACT and when I asked the weeds officers they said that to be certain of opuntia you need flowers,

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Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Oct 2018 by Tim L
Celtis australis (Nettle Tree) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Feb 2018 by WalterEgo
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Mount Ainslie - 6 Mar 2016 by waltraud

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Medium Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 8 Sep 2020 12:14 PM Recorded on
  • tpreston Recorded by

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  • 10cm to 30cm Plant height

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