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Unidentified at suppressed - 28 Dec 2022
Unidentified at suppressed - 28 Dec 2022
Unidentified at suppressed - 28 Dec 2022
Unidentified at suppressed - 28 Dec 2022
Unidentified at suppressed - 28 Dec 2022
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Unidentified 28 Dec 2022 trevorpreston

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4 comments

Tapirlord wrote:
   1 Jan 2023
Looks more like a grass than it does a sedge
natureguy wrote:
   1 Jan 2023
Possibly - the seed heads reminded me more of a sedge like Cyperus though - unfortunately there is not a higher category than genus I could suggest in the taxonomy.
Tapirlord wrote:
   1 Jan 2023
I agree that the emerging infloresence gives of sedge "vibes", but I suspect the plant is to leafy. Cyperaceae tend to have longer, broader leaves that are often channled, these leaves are much shorter & thinner. I reckon Poaceae & possibly Entolasia stricta?

Currently we don't really have any broader classification beyond genus, the current system uses rather arbitrary subcategories aimed at making things easier for amateur contributors. If we were going make a higher ID here it would be Order Poales which isn't a particularly useful record.
natureguy wrote:
   2 Jan 2023
Agreed about the taxonomy. The categories can be a bit of a maze at times. And thank you for your comments, you may well be correct. However my expertise with Grasses and Sedges is more limited than other plant groups so might be best to leave for someone else with more knowledge.

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Sighting information

  • 5 Abundance
  • 28 Dec 2022 03:09 PM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

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

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