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Eleocharis atricha

Tuber Spikerush at Conder, ACT

Eleocharis atricha at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022
Eleocharis atricha at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022
Eleocharis atricha at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022
Eleocharis atricha at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022
Eleocharis atricha at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022
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Eleocharis atricha 19 Jan 2023 Tapirlord
Eleocharis atricha 19 Jan 2023 Tapirlord

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Significant sighting

Tapirlord noted:
19 Jan 2023

New location & signifcant population of this under appreciated & appranently quite common sedge. I suspect that consecutive wet years have allowed numbers to explode.

User's notes

A very sizeable population in a temporary wet soak

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michaelb wrote:
   20 Jan 2023
Hi Ciaran. You have found one of my favourite spots. Note some of the nearby sighings, which a quite interesting.

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Nearby sightings

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Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden Weather-grass) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord Juncus vaginatus (Clustered Rush) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden Weather-grass) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord Eleocharis atricha (Tuber Spikerush) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord Cyperus sanguinolentus (A Sedge) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord Lichenostomus melanops (Yellow-tufted Honeyeater) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus (Crescent Honeyeater) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Lichenostomus melanops (Yellow-tufted Honeyeater) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Conder, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by michaelb Laxmannia gracilis (Slender Wire Lily) at Conder, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by michaelb Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Conder, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by michaelb Daucus glochidiatus (Australian Carrot) at Conder, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by michaelb Linaria arvensis (Corn Toadflax) at Conder, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by michaelb Opercularia hispida (Hairy Stinkweed) at Conder, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by michaelb Arthropodium minus (Small Vanilla Lily) at Conder, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by Shazw Cryptophasa undescribed species (A Timber moth (subfamily Xyloryctidae)) at Conder, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 by PeterR Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Conder, ACT - 30 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Fimbristylis sp. aff. dichotoma (A Sedge) at Conder, ACT - 28 Feb 2018 by michaelb Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint, Slender Mint) at Conder, ACT - 5 Feb 2018 by michaelb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Conder, ACT - 5 Feb 2018 by michaelb Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-Trefoil) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb Hackelia suaveolens (Sweet Hounds Tongue) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb Telocharacta metachroa (A concealer moth) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb Hypoxis hygrometrica (Golden Weather-grass) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb Taxeotis (genus) (Unidentified Taxeotis geometer moths) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb Laxmannia gracilis (Slender Wire Lily) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by JanetRussell Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb Hakea microcarpa (Small-fruit Hakea) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb Solenogyne dominii (Smooth Solenogyne) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock Fern) at Conder, ACT - 7 Nov 2014 by michaelb Calotis anthemoides (Chamomile Burr-daisy) at Conder, ACT - 30 Oct 2014 by michaelb Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Conder, ACT - 25 Nov 2000 by michaelb Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Conder, ACT - 1 Dec 1999 by michaelb
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden Weather-grass) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord
Juncus vaginatus (Clustered Rush) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden Weather-grass) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord
Eleocharis atricha (Tuber Spikerush) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord
Cyperus sanguinolentus (A Sedge) at Conder, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord
Lichenostomus melanops (Yellow-tufted Honeyeater) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus (Crescent Honeyeater) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Lichenostomus melanops (Yellow-tufted Honeyeater) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Conder, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by michaelb
Laxmannia gracilis (Slender Wire Lily) at Conder, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by michaelb
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Conder, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by michaelb
Daucus glochidiatus (Australian Carrot) at Conder, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by michaelb
Linaria arvensis (Corn Toadflax) at Conder, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by michaelb
Opercularia hispida (Hairy Stinkweed) at Conder, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by michaelb
Arthropodium minus (Small Vanilla Lily) at Conder, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by Shazw
Cryptophasa undescribed species (A Timber moth (subfamily Xyloryctidae)) at Conder, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 by PeterR
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Conder, ACT - 30 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Fimbristylis sp. aff. dichotoma (A Sedge) at Conder, ACT - 28 Feb 2018 by michaelb
Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint, Slender Mint) at Conder, ACT - 5 Feb 2018 by michaelb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Conder, ACT - 5 Feb 2018 by michaelb
Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-Trefoil) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Hackelia suaveolens (Sweet Hounds Tongue) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Telocharacta metachroa (A concealer moth) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Hypoxis hygrometrica (Golden Weather-grass) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Taxeotis (genus) (Unidentified Taxeotis geometer moths) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Laxmannia gracilis (Slender Wire Lily) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017 by JanetRussell
Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Hakea microcarpa (Small-fruit Hakea) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Solenogyne dominii (Smooth Solenogyne) at Conder, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock Fern) at Conder, ACT - 7 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Calotis anthemoides (Chamomile Burr-daisy) at Conder, ACT - 30 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Conder, ACT - 25 Nov 2000 by michaelb
Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Conder, ACT - 1 Dec 1999 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Eleocharis atricha Scientific name
  • Tuber Spikerush Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 300 Abundance
  • 18 Dec 2022 01:37 PM Recorded on
  • Tapirlord Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 10cm Plant height
  • True In flower

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