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Cyperus lucidus

2 Leafy flat sedge at Watson, ACT

Cyperus lucidus at Watson, ACT - 12 Nov 2020
Cyperus lucidus at Watson, ACT - 12 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Cyperus lucidus 13 Nov 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Cyperus lucidus 12 Nov 2020 JaneR

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Significant sighting

13 Nov 2020

New location of this locally uncommon sedge

Author's notes

ID confirmed by Duty Botanist at National Herbarium (12 Nov 20). Plants are very robust Just a few plants at inlet to suburban constructed wetland; with Alisma plantago-aquatica; both have been present and persisted for at least the last three years.

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Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Watson, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by WarrenRowland Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic) (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Watson, ACT - 17 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton Alisma plantago-aquatica (Water plantain) at Watson, ACT - 27 Jan 2019 by JaneR Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Watson, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Watson, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Watson, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Watson, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 12 Jun 2018 by PeterH Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 7 Apr 2018 by roymcd Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 17 Mar 2018 by KumikoCallaway Emydura macquarii (Macquarie Turtle) at Watson, ACT - 8 Jan 2018 by Christine Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Watson, ACT - 8 Jan 2018 by Christine Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 5 Aug 2017 by WarrenRowland Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Watson, ACT - 5 Aug 2017 by WarrenRowland Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jun 2017 by roymcd Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 20 May 2017 by roymcd Struthidea cinerea (Apostlebird) at Watson, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by roymcd Struthidea cinerea (Apostlebird) at Watson, ACT - 8 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Watson, ACT - 8 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway Struthidea cinerea (Apostlebird) at Watson, ACT - 4 Oct 2016 by roymcd
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Watson, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by WarrenRowland
Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic) (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Watson, ACT - 17 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton
Alisma plantago-aquatica (Water plantain) at Watson, ACT - 27 Jan 2019 by JaneR
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Watson, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Watson, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Watson, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Watson, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 12 Jun 2018 by PeterH
Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 7 Apr 2018 by roymcd
Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 17 Mar 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Emydura macquarii (Macquarie Turtle) at Watson, ACT - 8 Jan 2018 by Christine
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Watson, ACT - 8 Jan 2018 by Christine
Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 5 Aug 2017 by WarrenRowland
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Watson, ACT - 5 Aug 2017 by WarrenRowland
Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jun 2017 by roymcd
Hypotaenidia philippensis (Buff-banded Rail) at Watson, ACT - 20 May 2017 by roymcd
Struthidea cinerea (Apostlebird) at Watson, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by roymcd
Struthidea cinerea (Apostlebird) at Watson, ACT - 8 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Watson, ACT - 8 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Struthidea cinerea (Apostlebird) at Watson, ACT - 4 Oct 2016 by roymcd

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 12 Nov 2020 04:41 AM Recorded on
  • JaneR Recorded by

Additional information

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