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Senecio madagascariensis at Mount Ainslie - 2 May 2021
Senecio madagascariensis at Mount Ainslie - 2 May 2021
Senecio madagascariensis at Mount Ainslie - 2 May 2021
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Identification history

Senecio madagascariensis 2 May 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Senecio madagascariensis 2 May 2021 SilkeSma

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Significant sighting

2 May 2021

This plant has the potential to be a major weed in the Canberra area - Great to catch an early infestation

7 comments

   2 May 2021
Silke did you pull the plant out?
SilkeSma wrote:
   3 May 2021
No, I first wanted a confirmation. I wasn't quite sure about the ID since I had never seen one of these before. Do you want me to pull it out and bin it?
   3 May 2021
Yes please - put in the red bin

Thanks
SilkeSma wrote:
   3 May 2021
Yep, will do. No problem.
HarleyB wrote:
   3 May 2021
If removed please add to the treated weeds map on Collector
SilkeSma wrote:
   3 May 2021
I've removed the plant and added it to the Treated Weeds map on Collector.
   3 May 2021
Thanks Silke much appreciated

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Noxious or High Risk Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 May 2021 01:16 PM Recorded on
  • SilkeSma Recorded by

Additional information

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

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