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Eryngium ovinum

Blue Devil at Hackett, ACT

Eryngium ovinum at Hackett, ACT - 5 Jan 2022
Eryngium ovinum at Hackett, ACT - 5 Jan 2022
Eryngium ovinum at Hackett, ACT - 5 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Eryngium ovinum 1 Jan 2021 waltraud
Eryngium ovinum 1 Jan 2021 Avery

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User's notes

These two, along a path, suggest spreading by walkers, original sighting and first 2 pics 1 Jan 2021. The top one is the southernmost, a bit further south along the path than the second, and doing well as of 5 Jan 2022. One in the second pic is also depicted in the 3rd pic, 5 Jan 2022, but has not managed to develop seed pods, perhaps due to competition with the grass, which is now very dense? One of the pods from last year's stem can be seen in the upper center, slightly to the left.

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Avery wrote:
   21 Mar 2022
Still no seedpods on the more northern one, as of 21/03/2022. Will be interesting to see if it goes brown or not (no sign of that yet).

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Nearby sightings

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Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hackett, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Avery Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Hackett, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by Avery Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Hackett, ACT - 11 Aug 2021 by Avery Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Hackett, ACT - 9 Dec 2020 by Avery Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Hackett, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by cmobbs Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Hackett, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by Avery Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Hackett, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by Avery Cytisus scoparius subsp. scoparius (Scotch Broom, Broom, English Broom) at Hackett, ACT - 3 May 2018 by waltraud Photinia serratifolia (Chinese Photinia) at Hackett, ACT - 25 Jan 2016 by waltraud
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hackett, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Avery
Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Hackett, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by Avery
Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Hackett, ACT - 11 Aug 2021 by Avery
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Hackett, ACT - 9 Dec 2020 by Avery
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Hackett, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by cmobbs
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Hackett, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by Avery
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Hackett, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by Avery
Cytisus scoparius subsp. scoparius (Scotch Broom, Broom, English Broom) at Hackett, ACT - 3 May 2018 by waltraud
Photinia serratifolia (Chinese Photinia) at Hackett, ACT - 25 Jan 2016 by waltraud

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 5 Jan 2022 03:05 PM Recorded on
  • Avery Recorded by

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  • Less than 10cm Plant height

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