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Dicksonia antarctica

Soft tree fern at Namadgi National Park

Dicksonia antarctica at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2021
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Dicksonia antarctica 22 Jan 2021 dcnicholls
Dicksonia antarctica 22 Jan 2021 NickiTaws

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4 comments

dcnicholls wrote:
   22 Jan 2021
There are enormous numbers of D. antarctica in the Brindabellas. I'll leave it to the database manager(s) to decide whether we need so many individual sightings.
NickiTaws wrote:
   22 Jan 2021
Yes, I realise they are common. The sightings are a record of location as part of a survey of the firetrails.
dcnicholls wrote:
   22 Jan 2021
Worth looking out for Gleichenia species on moist banks on water seeps on the west side of tracks below the main Mt Franklin Rd. Large shaggy conglomerates. We found G. microphylla and G. dicarpa in two places on the north-south roads. That was before the 2003 fires, but they are hard to kill.
NickiTaws wrote:
   22 Jan 2021
Yes, thanks, I was looking out for Gleichenia after finding some nearby on Bendora Rd a couple of years ago

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 30 Abundance
  • 7 Jan 2021 11:13 AM Recorded on
  • NickiTaws Recorded by

Additional information

  • 1 metre to 5 metres Plant height

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