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Baumea rubiginosa

Soft Twig-rush at Paddys River, ACT

Baumea rubiginosa at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021
Baumea rubiginosa at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021
Baumea rubiginosa at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021
Baumea rubiginosa at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021
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Identification history

Baumea rubiginosa 14 Nov 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Baumea rubiginosa 13 Nov 2021 JaneR

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Significant sighting

14 Nov 2021

Nationally this is a widespread and common species but this is only the 4th record in the ACT and at least one of the other records is probably of planted specimens

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ID as Baumea rubiginosa : Leaf blade biconvex; culm pith-filled; spikelets 3-flowered. Plants not yet in fruit. Growing on steep bank facing northerly beside small creek: this riparian zone ahs been burned, lots charcoal, and blackened logs and branches (riparian zone): currently fairly open.

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Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR Olearia erubescens (Silky Daisybush) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR Hakea microcarpa (Small-fruit Hakea) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by JaneR Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by JaneR Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR Marchantia sp. (genus) (A Liverwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR Empodisma minus (Spreading rope-rush) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR Argynnina cyrila (Forest brown, Cyril's brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by HarveyPerkins Philobota sp. (Philobota sp.) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by HarveyPerkins Lenkunya munda (A flatworm) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by HarveyPerkins Nannoscincus maccoyi (MacCoy's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by HarveyPerkins Percassa rugifrons (Mountain Grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by HarveyPerkins zz bolete at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by HarveyPerkins Amelora oritropha (Alpine Striped Cape-moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by HarveyPerkins Senostoma sp. (genus) (Bristle Fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Dec 2018 by HarveyPerkins Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jan 2018 by KenT Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jan 2018 by KenT Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jan 2018 by KenT Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Trichoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Caddisfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Stenopsychodes sp. (genus) (A caddisfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Chrysolarentia correlata (Yellow Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Melitulias graphicata (Mask Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Epidesmia hypenaria (Long-nosed Epidesmia) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Empididae sp. (family) (Dance fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Australomisidia rosea (Rosy Flower Spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Eusurbus crassilabris (A bee fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Austroaeschna multipunctata (Multi-spotted Darner) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 by HarveyPerkins Netelia sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 by HarveyPerkins Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 by HarveyPerkins Chrysopogon muelleri (Robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Aplestobroma avidum (Robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT Tortitaenia sp. (genus) (A single-celled freshwater algae) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT Closterium ehrenbergii (A green alga, Desmidiaceae) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT Septobasidium clelandii [Harpographium state] at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT Comesperma retusum at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT Dichromodes confluaria (Ceremonial Heath Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Nov 2016 by HarveyPerkins Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2016 by KenT Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2016 by KenT Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2016 by KenT Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT Septobasidium clelandii [Harpographium state] at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT Leptospermum myrtifolium (Myrtle Teatree) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT Empodisma minus (Spreading rope-rush) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal, Heal All) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT Baeckea utilis (Mountain Baeckea) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Olearia erubescens (Silky Daisybush) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Hakea microcarpa (Small-fruit Hakea) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Marchantia sp. (genus) (A Liverwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Empodisma minus (Spreading rope-rush) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Argynnina cyrila (Forest brown, Cyril's brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Philobota sp. (Philobota sp.) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Lenkunya munda (A flatworm) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Nannoscincus maccoyi (MacCoy's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Percassa rugifrons (Mountain Grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by HarveyPerkins
zz bolete at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Amelora oritropha (Alpine Striped Cape-moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Senostoma sp. (genus) (Bristle Fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Dec 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jan 2018 by KenT
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jan 2018 by KenT
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jan 2018 by KenT
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Trichoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Caddisfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Stenopsychodes sp. (genus) (A caddisfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Chrysolarentia correlata (Yellow Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Melitulias graphicata (Mask Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Epidesmia hypenaria (Long-nosed Epidesmia) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Empididae sp. (family) (Dance fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Australomisidia rosea (Rosy Flower Spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Eusurbus crassilabris (A bee fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Austroaeschna multipunctata (Multi-spotted Darner) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Netelia sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Chrysopogon muelleri (Robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Aplestobroma avidum (Robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT
Tortitaenia sp. (genus) (A single-celled freshwater algae) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT
Closterium ehrenbergii (A green alga, Desmidiaceae) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT
Septobasidium clelandii [Harpographium state] at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT
Comesperma retusum at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT
Dichromodes confluaria (Ceremonial Heath Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Nov 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2016 by KenT
Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2016 by KenT
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2016 by KenT
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Septobasidium clelandii [Harpographium state] at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Leptospermum myrtifolium (Myrtle Teatree) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Empodisma minus (Spreading rope-rush) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal, Heal All) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Baeckea utilis (Mountain Baeckea) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 8 Nov 2021 02:15 PM Recorded on
  • JaneR Recorded by

Additional information

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

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