Category Archives: Weeds

A new plant?

I noticed this attractive looking plant at the north end of the Reserve a while ago which I didn’t recognise. Frances Cincotta with the help of Bonnie Humphries identified it as Toadflax Linaria purpurea, unfortunately a weed. It is native to Italy, but … Continue reading

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Wheel Cactus and Quaking-grass

Fortunately the Reserve doesn’t have many weeds. I did notice one Wheel Cactus Opuntia robusta recently. This weed is prevalent a few kilometres east in Nuggetty and Barringhup but I haven’t noticed it around here until now. Quaking-grass Briza maxima is a … Continue reading

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