Orobanche minor

Broomrape at Cook, ACT

Orobanche minor at Cook, ACT - 7 May 2021
Orobanche minor at Cook, ACT - 7 May 2021
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Identification history

Orobanche minor 9 May 2021 Tapirlord
Orobanche minor 9 May 2021 drakes

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Unseasonal flowering. Some dead spikes nearby. About 20 cm high. Mt Painter Reserve Wildflower Triangle flat.

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Nearby sightings

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Apiformes (informal group) (Unidentified bee) at Mount Painter - 12 Feb 2024 by CathB
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2024 by CathB
Sericesthis nigrolineata (Dusky pasture scarab) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2024 by CathB
Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 30 Dec 2023 by CathB
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Mount Painter - 26 Dec 2023 by CathB
Meritastis ursina (A Tortricid moth) at Mount Painter - 26 Dec 2023 by CathB
Phoroncidia sextuberculata (Six-knobbed Phoroncidia) at Mount Painter - 25 Dec 2023 by CathB
Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 13 Dec 2023 by CathB
Cymbacha ocellata (Crab spider) at Mount Painter - 30 Nov 2023 by CathB
Saprinus (Saprinus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Metallic hister beetle) at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2023 by CathB
Ptomaphila lacrymosa (Carrion Beetle) at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2023 by CathB
Creophilus erythrocephalus (Devil's coach horse, Rove beetle) at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2023 by CathB
Sidymella hirsuta (Hairy crab spider) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2023 by CathB
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Mount Painter - 25 Nov 2023 by CathB
Tortricopsis uncinella (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 25 Nov 2023 by CathB
Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2023 by CathB
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2023 by CathB
Monolepta minima (Leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2023 by CathB
Eleale simplex (Clerid beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Oct 2023 by CathB
Ranunculus lappaceus (Australian Buttercup) at Belconnen, ACT - 2 Oct 2023 by CathB
Didymoctenia exsuperata (Thick-lined Bark Moth) at Belconnen, ACT - 28 Sep 2023 by CathB
Salsa fuliginata (Sooty Orb-weaver) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2023 by CathB
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2023 by CathB
Lemidia subaenea (Clerid beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2023 by CathB
Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2023 by CathB
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2023 by CathB
Thallis janthina (Fungus beetle) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jun 2023 by CathB
Stenolemus sp. (genus) (Thread-legged assassin bug) at Cook, ACT - 12 May 2023 by CathB
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by CathB
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2023 by dwise
Chara sp. (genus) (A charophyte green algae) at Cook, ACT - 4 Mar 2023 by CathB
Olbonoma triptycha (Chezela Group) at Cook, ACT - 28 Feb 2023 by CathB
Lophyrotoma interrupta (Cattle Poisoning Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2022 by CathB
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis (A Sedge Moth) at Cook, ACT - 27 Dec 2022 by CathB
Aaaaba fossicollis (Raspberry jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 17 Dec 2022 by CathB
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Cook, ACT - 8 Dec 2022 by SarahHnatiuk
Monolepta minima (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Amblyopone sp. (genus) (Slow ant) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Parakontikia ventrolineata (Stripe-bellied flatworm) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Trichoderma 'green fluffy' at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Phlebiopsis crassa (A corticioid or paint fungi) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Ericrypsina chorodoxa (A Chezela group moth) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Milax gagates (Black-keeled Slug) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Conicochernes sp. (genus) (Chernetid Pseudoscorpion) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Monolepta minima (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Aulacocyclus edentulus (Passalid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Corticioid fungi at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Hypoxylon howeianum at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by CathB
Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Ottelia ovalifolia subsp. ovalifolia (Swamp Lily) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Agriopocoris sp. (genus) (Coreid bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Trilaccus mimeticus (Braconid-mimic plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by drakes
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by CathB
Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
Phycitinae (subfamily) (A snout moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB
Arrade destituta (Arrade destituta) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by SarahHnatiuk
Sphaerophoria macrogaster (Hover Fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by CathB
Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Melanterius sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melanterius weevil) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Macrobathra desmotoma ( A Cosmet moth) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Edusella sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by CathB
Hypoxylon sp. at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Venatrix pictiventris (Four-spotted Huntress) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Holt, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Leucopogon sp. (A Beard-heath) at Holt, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave, Plantain Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by trevorpreston
Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by drakes
Phaeoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 7 May 2021 09:13 AM Recorded on
  • drakes Recorded by

Additional information

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

Species information

  • Orobanche minor Scientific name
  • Broomrape Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest
  • Up to 1210.05m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning
  • In flower
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  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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  • Description
  • Additional attributes
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