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Centaurium erythraea

Common Centaury at Yarralumla, ACT

Centaurium erythraea at Yarralumla, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
Centaurium erythraea at Yarralumla, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Centaurium erythraea 19 Jan 2022 Tapirlord
Centaurium sp. 19 Jan 2022 ConBoekel

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Around three plants were white-flowered. They were surrounded by dozens of normal pink-coloured flowers. It has been a good year for this environmental weed.

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(family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Gamochaeta sp. 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(Fuzzweed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-Trefoil) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Dianella sp. aff. longifolia (Benambra) (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Aug 2016 by MichaelMulvaney Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Silver Gull) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Juncus filicaulis (Thread Rush) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Leucauge dromedaria (Silver dromedary spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Vittadinia cuneata (Fuzzweed, New Holland daisy) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Colepia rufiventris (Robber fly) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Eucalyptus cinerea subsp. cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Doratifera quadriguttata (Four-spotted Cup Moth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Carex inversa (Knob Sedge) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Fuligo septica (Scrambled egg slime) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Trifolium repens (White Clover) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Oenothera stricta subsp. stricta (Common Evening Primrose) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Petrorhagia nanteuilii (Proliferous Pink, Childling Pink) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Venatrix pictiventris (Four-spotted Huntress) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Salix nigra (Black Willow) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Fraxinus angustifolia subsp. angustifolia (Desert Ash) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Caliroa cerasi (Pear and cherry slug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Euphorbia dallachyana (Mat Spurge, Caustic Weed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Leucauge dromedaria (Silver dromedary spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Clania ignobilis (Faggot Case Moth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Chrysomelidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Gamochaeta sp. (Cudweed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Malva neglecta (Dwarf Mallow) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Vicia sativa subsp. nigra (Narrow-leaved Vetch) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Lactuca serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Eurymeloides punctata (Gumtree hopper) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cosmodes elegans (Green Blotched Moth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Euchiton involucratus (Star Cudweed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Salvia verbenaca var. verbenaca (Wild Sage) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Camponotus nigriceps (Black-headed sugar ant) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Vittadinia sp. (Fuzzweed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-Trefoil) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Dianella sp. aff. longifolia (Benambra) (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Aug 2016 by MichaelMulvaney
Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 16 Jan 2022 09:24 AM Recorded on
  • ConBoekel Recorded by

Additional information

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

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