Pentapogon quadrifidus

Five-awn Spear Grass at Barton, ACT

Pentapogon quadrifidus at Barton, ACT - 4 Dec 2022
Pentapogon quadrifidus at Barton, ACT - 4 Dec 2022
Pentapogon quadrifidus at Barton, ACT - 4 Dec 2022
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Identification history

Pentapogon quadrifidus 5 Dec 2022 michaelb
Pentapogon quadrifidus 4 Dec 2022 pinnaCLE

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Grass known from this area for many years but not showing on CNM, only inaturalist. This site is a high-biodiversity gem of ACT's lowland NTGs.

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michaelb wrote:
   5 Dec 2022
Thanks John, great photos.

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Nearby sightings

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Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 8 Mar 2024 by Cormac
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 7 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 6 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 6 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Tenodera australasiae (Purple-winged mantid) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 6 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Dasytinae (subfamily) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 6 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Tenodera australasiae (Purple-winged mantid) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 6 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 12 Feb 2024 by julbell1
Muscidae (family) (Unidentified muscid fly) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 11 Feb 2024 by julbell1
Dasytinae (subfamily) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 11 Feb 2024 by julbell1
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 11 Feb 2024 by julbell1
Thysanoptera (order) (Thrips) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 11 Feb 2024 by julbell1
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 28 Jan 2024 by Cormac
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 11 Jan 2024 by julbell1
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 10 Jan 2024 by julbell1
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 1 Jan 2024 by Cormac
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) sphecodoides (Furrow Bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 1 Jan 2024 by Cormac
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Furrow Bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 1 Jan 2024 by Cormac
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by Jiggy
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 21 Nov 2023 by Steve818
Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button Wrinklewort) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 21 Nov 2023 by Steve818
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 21 Nov 2023 by Steve818
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Mordellidae (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Dasytinae (subfamily) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (A soldier fly) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Avena barbata (Bearded Oat) at Barton, ACT - 4 Dec 2022 by pinnaCLE
Rumex dumosus (Wiry Dock) at Barton, ACT - 4 Dec 2022 by pinnaCLE
Euryglossina (Euryglossina) flaviventris at Barton, ACT - 2 Dec 2022 by HaukeKoch
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Barton, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by Jiggy
Cheilanthes austrotenuifolia (Rock Fern) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 6 Jun 2020 by JanetRussell
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 6 Jun 2020 by JanetRussell
Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button Wrinklewort) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 21 Apr 2020 by JanetRussell
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Grevillea sp. (Grevillea) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button Wrinklewort) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 10 Dec 2008 by michaelb

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  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 4 Dec 2022 01:33 PM Recorded on
  • pinnaCLE Recorded by

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  • True In flower

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