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Flannel Flower at Tura Beach, NSW

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Actinotus helianthi at Tura Beach, NSW - 20 Oct 2018
Actinotus helianthi at Tura Beach, NSW - 20 Oct 2018

Identification history

Other Wildflower Actinotus helianthi 20 Oct 2018 LizAllen

Author's notes

Used to be carpet of them but continual twice yearly slashing by council has all but finished them.

2 comments

   20 Oct 2018
Hi Liz, I'm kinda hoping there'll be a carpet of them in the area of Bournda NP that got burnt this winter, but so far nothing. We did a bit of a walk there today and did find a few in an unburnt patch (see Max's upcoming sighting), but there's not much recovery in the burnt areas yet, other than bracken. The Council slashing may have been helping to maintain them (they seem to like disturbance), but maybe twice a year is too often.
LizAllen wrote:
   20 Oct 2018
Were fantastic when it was first cleared but the council didn't return for at least year & they came to mow them down when they were about 20cmhigh...deterioration since then ,twice seemed too much ,I almost lay down in protest ,the contractor doesn't like me !!

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 20 Oct 2018 10:55 AM Recorded on
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