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michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! 3.7K

AaronClausenMultiple Significant Sightings - AaronClausen has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - AaronClausen has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - AaronClausen joined us in 2014! 1.8K

BettyDonWoodUltra Reporter - BettyDonWood has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - BettyDonWood joined us in 2014! 1.8K

MikeMultiple Significant Sightings - Mike has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - Mike has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - Mike joined us in 2014! 1.5K

galah681Significant Sighting - galah681 has made a recognised, significant sighting!Ultra Reporter - galah681 has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - galah681 joined us in 2014! 1.2K

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Latest significant sightings

HarveyPerkinsMultiple Significant Sightings - HarveyPerkins has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - HarveyPerkins has reported over 100 sightings! reported Orchid Gastrodia entomogama at Namadgi National Park

HarveyPerkinsMultiple Significant Sightings - HarveyPerkins has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - HarveyPerkins has reported over 100 sightings! reported Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Nannophya dalei at Kowen, ACT

HarveyPerkinsMultiple Significant Sightings - HarveyPerkins has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - HarveyPerkins has reported over 100 sightings! reported Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Nannophya dalei at Kowen, ACT

NickiTawsMultiple Significant Sightings - NickiTaws has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Founding Explorer - NickiTaws joined us in 2014! reported Other Wildflower Eryngium vesiculosum at Tuggeranong, ACT

NickiTawsMultiple Significant Sightings - NickiTaws has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Founding Explorer - NickiTaws joined us in 2014! reported Rush / Sedge Schoenus latelaminatus at Kama

HarveyPerkinsMultiple Significant Sightings - HarveyPerkins has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - HarveyPerkins has reported over 100 sightings! reported Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Nannophya dalei at Gibraltar Pines

HarveyPerkinsMultiple Significant Sightings - HarveyPerkins has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - HarveyPerkins has reported over 100 sightings! reported Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Procordulia jacksoniensis at Gibraltar Pines

RWPurdieMultiple Significant Sightings - RWPurdie has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - RWPurdie has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - RWPurdie joined us in 2014! reported Rush / Sedge Eleocharis atricha at Black Mountain

DerekCMultiple Significant Sightings - DerekC has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr! reported Orchid Caleana minor at Black Mountain

michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! reported Other Wildflower Alternanthera philoxeroides at Isabella Pond

Recently identified

sbruce suggested Lily & Iris Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus at Belconnen, ACT

MichaelMulvaneyMultiple Significant Sightings - MichaelMulvaney has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - MichaelMulvaney has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - MichaelMulvaney joined us in 2014! confirmed Other Wildflower Velleia paradoxa at Kowen woodland

MatthewFrawley suggested Orchid Caladenia fuscata at Mount Taylor

GeoffRobertsonBulk Reporter - GeoffRobertson has reported over 100 sightings! confirmed Turtle Chelodina longicollis at Mulligans Flat

Yowie2913 suggested Turtle Chelodina longicollis at Mulligans Flat

BettyDonWoodUltra Reporter - BettyDonWood has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - BettyDonWood joined us in 2014! confirmed Lily & Iris Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus at Black Mountain

DavidSignificant Sighting - David has made a recognised, significant sighting! suggested Lily & Iris Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus at Black Mountain

MichaelMulvaneyMultiple Significant Sightings - MichaelMulvaney has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - MichaelMulvaney has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - MichaelMulvaney joined us in 2014! confirmed Kangaroo / Wallaby Macropus giganteus at Mulligans Flat

ibairdBulk Reporter - ibaird has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - ibaird joined us in 2014! suggested Blow fly Lucilia cuprina at O'Connor, ACT

ibairdBulk Reporter - ibaird has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - ibaird joined us in 2014! suggested Hover fly Eristalinus punctulatus at O'Connor, ACT

Latest discussion

Yesterday
A little past their prime, but it looks like the front one at least had seven arms with no evidence of forking that I can make out. The flies lik...

Unidentified
Yesterday
I noticed there were no stoneflies included yet in CNM, so when I found this one today on my camera strap after trudging through Blundells Flat I...

Unidentified
Yesterday
Probably OK. Pity you did not take a photo of the whole plant. The way the stems are arranged is the real diagnostic for Velleia.

Other Wildflower Velleia paradoxa (Spur Velleia)
michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! wrote:
Yesterday
Thank you

Unidentified
Yesterday
Will hunt away.

Unidentified

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