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Polystichum proliferum

Mother shield fern at Cook, ACT

Polystichum proliferum at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021
Polystichum proliferum at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021
Polystichum proliferum at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021
Polystichum proliferum at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021
Polystichum proliferum at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021
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Polystichum proliferum 21 Sep 2021 dcnicholls
Unidentified 21 Sep 2021 Ned_Johnston

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dcnicholls wrote:
   21 Sep 2021
Looks like Polystichum proliferum but in the absence of spores, hard to be sure. Might also be Diplazium australe or Hypolepis sp.

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Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Nov 2022 by CathB
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Larinus latus (Onopordum seed weevil) at Cook, ACT - 9 Nov 2022 by CathB
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Oct 2022 by CathB
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Cook, ACT - 10 Oct 2022 by lbradley
Fumaria bastardii (Bastard Fumitory) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by drakes
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by CathB
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by CathB
Phalaris aquatica (Phalaris, Australian canary grass) at Cook, ACT - 21 Aug 2022 by lbradley
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Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 May 2022 by CathB
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Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Tammy
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Tammy
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by drakes
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by CathB
Poneridia macdonaldi (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cook, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by drakes
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by CathB
Plectobela undescribed species (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB
Conocephalus upoluensis (Meadow Katydid) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by CathB
Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2022 by CathB
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Linyphiidae sp. (family) (Money spider or Sheet-web spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Deliochus sp. (genus) (A leaf curling spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Pararguda rufescens (Rufous Snout Moth) at Cook, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by CathB
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Cook, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by CathB
Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by drakes
Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by CathB
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by drakes
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around Spider) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB
Senecio bathurstianus (Rough fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by drakes
Phoroncidia sextuberculata (Six-knobbed Phoroncidia) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by CathB
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by CathB
Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by Tammy
Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by drakes
Merimnetes oblongus (Radiata pine shoot weevil) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by CathB
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by drakes
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2021 by CathB
Dillwynia sp. at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2021 by SusanneG
Phytoecia coerulescens (Paterson's curse stem beetle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by CathB
Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-Anther Flax Lily) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by drakes
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by drakes
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by CathB
Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Oct 2021 by CathB
Sandalodes bipenicillatus (Double-brush jumper) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Cook, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by CathB
Gnathifera eurybias (A Fringe-tufted Moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by CathB
Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by CathB
Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by CathB
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush, Honey Reed) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Gynoplistia sp. (genus) (Crane fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by CathB
Creophilus erythrocephalus (Devil's coach horse, Rove beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Harrisi
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by CathB
Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by drakes
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Cook, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by CathB
Campylopus introflexus at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Limoniidae (family) (Unknown Limoniid Crane Fly) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Cook, ACT - 15 Sep 2021 by drakes
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Cook, ACT - 15 Sep 2021 by drakes
Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by drakes
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by CathB
Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Cook, ACT - 8 Sep 2021 by CathB
Microseris walteri (Yam Daisy, Murnong) at Cook, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by drakes
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Cook, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by Tammy
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Tammy

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 17 Sep 2021 03:02 PM Recorded on
  • Ned_Johnston Recorded by

Additional information

  • 10cm to 30cm Plant height

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