Known as the Western Slopes Crimson Rosella, this colour variation is brought about from the hybridization of the Crimson Rosella (elegans) and Yellow Rosella (flaveolus) races of the Crimson Rosella. The Yellow and Crimson Rosella come together in a broad band from Albury to Gundagai, being the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range.
An well-established patch of succulent weed, which has originated from the entrance of a property on the east side of Bacchus Marsh-Balliang Road, and now spread across to the opposite side of the road and into private property. Infestation appears to be contained within a single patch, but has spread to approximately 30m along the roadside.
Eastern Grey Kangaroo is currently not a common occurrence in this area, with Western Grey Kangaroo and Red Kangaroo being prolific. Only a single individual observed drinking at the river's edge. Photograph taken of the NSW side of the river from the Victorian side. Noogooa Burr (exotic) growing along river's edge.