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Euphorbia myrsinites

Myrtle Spurge, Donkey Tail at Theodore, ACT

Euphorbia myrsinites at Theodore, ACT - 12 Sep 2021
Euphorbia myrsinites at Theodore, ACT - 12 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Euphorbia myrsinites 13 Sep 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Euphorbia myrsinites? 12 Sep 2021 VeraKurz

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Significant sighting

13 Sep 2021

1st CNM report and not listed as a naturalised species in the ACT. Is a listed noxious weed in America and is problematic in dry areas with poor soils.

User's notes

Sprawling fleshy stems. Doesn't look the same as other Euphorbias on CNM, but not sure

4 comments

VeraKurz wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
Thanks for the ID. The bank it is on matches your description of where it grows. I will get rid of the patch soon.
   14 Sep 2021
Thanks Vera - I have alerted the Parks and Conservation Service and they should remove the plants in the next few days - but it would be great if you could watch for any new seedlings and remove them if they emerge.
michaelb wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
Thanks Vera
VeraKurz wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
OK, will do.

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Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Theodore, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by jamesjonklaas
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Theodore, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by jamesjonklaas
Lomandra filiformis (Wattle Mat-rush) at Theodore, ACT - 7 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Theodore, ACT - 7 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Theodore, ACT - 7 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Theodore, ACT - 7 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Theodore, ACT - 7 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Lavandula stoechas (Spanish Lavender or Topped Lavender) at Theodore, ACT - 7 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow Navel) at Theodore, ACT - 22 Jul 2014 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 12 Sep 2021 12:49 PM Recorded on
  • VeraKurz Recorded by

Additional information

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

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