Clunes - Finches Gully private property - Flora and Fauna

Clunes - Finches Gully private property - Flora and Fauna

by Chris Clarke, Michael Gooch, and Louise Nicholas


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Species

Unidentified

Tags / Aspects

Description

Sprekelia (Central America), a garden escape.

Date & Time

  2012-12-21 07:32 PM

Location

-37.290561 , 143.752972 : m

Near Clunes VIC 3370, Australia

Discussion

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  1. Russell Best  Hi Louise. Can you tell me more about this one? Were there a few plants or just the one? Is it still there do you know. It is a Sprekelia and there are no records of it in Victoria or Australia escaping from gardens. Is it anywhere near a garden? Could it have been planted there? Any other unusual weeds there or signs of a garden dumping?

    Reply • 25 Oct 2014

  2. Louise Nicholas  Hi Russell, yes it is still there, just the one plant I think, but I'll check for sure next weekend when I'm out there. It's in our dry gully where the previous owners dumped a load of soil and crap to make a bridge to drive over. When I say crap I mean things like venetian blinds, an above ground pool including ladder, chicken wire, bits of concrete etc etc. We have been slowly digging/clearing this rubbish out of the gully. So maybe the Sprekelia hitched a ride on the load of rubbish they brought in? I'll get another photo of it next weekend. The gully gets a bit of water flow in winter but is otherwise pretty dry.

    Reply • 25 Oct 2014




NS Observation No. 544B0966E35EB172E40000A5
Created 2014-10-25 01:22 PM (almost 5 years ago)
Created By Louise Nicholas
Updated 2015-12-06 02:05 PM (almost 4 years ago)
Updated By David Francis
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