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Orobanche minor

Lesser Broomrape at Gungaderra Grasslands

Orobanche minor at Gungaderra Grasslands - 11 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Orobanche minor 12 Nov 2020 tpreston
Orobanche minor 12 Nov 2020 tpreston
Unidentified 12 Nov 2020 RobynHall

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Author's notes

Wondering what these are and I've had no luck trying to identify by myself. Pretty sure they are a weed of some sort. Very common in weedy areas. Dry up into a brittle brown stalk. Thanks in advance!

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Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Gungaderra Grasslands - 23 Aug 2019 by Harrisi
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Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Gungaderra Grasslands - 9 Sep 2018 by Harrisi
Leptorhynchos squamatus subsp. squamatus at Gungaderra Grasslands - 21 Oct 2002 by BettyDonWood
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Gungaderra Grasslands - 21 Oct 2002 by BettyDonWood

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 11 Nov 2020 08:50 AM Recorded on
  • RobynHall Recorded by

Additional information

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

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