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Lycium ferocissimum

African Boxthorn at Watson, ACT

Lycium ferocissimum at Watson, ACT - 11 Sep 2021
Lycium ferocissimum at Watson, ACT - 11 Sep 2021
Lycium ferocissimum at Watson, ACT - 11 Sep 2021
Lycium ferocissimum at Watson, ACT - 11 Sep 2021
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Lycium ferocissimum 11 Sep 2021 Tapirlord
Lycium ferocissimum 11 Sep 2021 MAX

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Afr. Boxthorn Plant removed: See additional Photo above . Distinctive Whitish Tubular Flower with prominent Anther, small 2-3cm long leaflets in clusters. Hard thorns present. No A. Boxthorn at this location for some years. Infestation was removed from this site.

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waltraud wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
hi Max
thanks for sending me the link.
I couldn't find your record of African boxthorn because it is misplaced in Watson (see the headline with the Common Name) rather than Mt Majura AND misplaced on a new page.
For an unknown reason, your African Boxthorn AB record has been placed on a new AB page at
https://canberra.naturemapr.org/species/7964
rather than the AB page where I was searching at
https://canberra.naturemapr.rg/species/7963

Tapirlord
is there a reason for 2 African Boxthorn pages?
Mike wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
Perhaps Moderator notifications should be linked to Maps rather than Places.
I think Places are named by Google and Maps are defined by CNM.
waltraud wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
thank you for your comment Mike - I don't understand how it works just can comment on the result (many records taken in the mt majura nature reserve are placed into Downer, Watson, Hackett etc).
Any idea why Max' record of an African Boxthorn has been placed on a new page?
Tapirlord wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
Ah, so there must be a duplicate name here. Thanks, Waltraud for finding it, I can reconfirm this sighting under the correct name but this is a good opportunity to merge the two names.
@michaelb there seems to be two african boxthorns :).
https://canberra.naturemapr.org/species/7964
https://canberra.naturemapr.org/species/7963
Mike wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
The sighting should have been added to the Species page 7963, not shown as a new page 7964.
Tapirlord wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
I can't seem to access page 1764 through the field guide either, only through the drop down and link to the sighting, very unusual.
waltraud wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
Tapirlord
not sure but u seem to use the wrong number: it should have a "7" in front not a "1"
michaelb wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
Thanks Ciaran. Successfully merged. The sighting now appears under species 7963.
waltraud wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
Great! thanks & sorry for all the hassle. W

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Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Watson, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by abread111 Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Watson, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by abread111 Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111 Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111 Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111 Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Watson, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by waltraud Solenogyne dominii (Smooth Solenogyne) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by waltraud Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Watson, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by MAX Amphibromus sp. (Swamp Wallaby Grass) at Watson, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by waltraud Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Watson, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by MAX Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 10 May 2021 by abread111 Eriococcidae sp. on Eucalyptus blakelyi (Felted scale on Eucalyptus blakelyi) at Watson, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by MAX Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by MAX Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Watson, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by waltraud Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Watson, ACT - 3 Aug 2020 by Lisa.Jok Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 10 Dec 2015 by waltraud Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Watson, ACT - 21 Nov 2015 by MAX Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 4 Mar 2014 by AaronClausen
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Watson, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by abread111
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Watson, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by abread111
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111
Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111
Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Watson, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Solenogyne dominii (Smooth Solenogyne) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Watson, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by MAX
Amphibromus sp. (Swamp Wallaby Grass) at Watson, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by waltraud
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Watson, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by MAX
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 10 May 2021 by abread111
Eriococcidae sp. on Eucalyptus blakelyi (Felted scale on Eucalyptus blakelyi) at Watson, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by MAX
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by MAX
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Watson, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by waltraud
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Watson, ACT - 3 Aug 2020 by Lisa.Jok
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 10 Dec 2015 by waltraud
Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Watson, ACT - 21 Nov 2015 by MAX
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 4 Mar 2014 by AaronClausen

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 11 Sep 2021 05:30 PM Recorded on
  • MAX Recorded by

Additional information

  • About 1cm Diameter Flower dimension
  • 30cm to 1 metre Plant height
  • True In flower

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