Wahlenbergia sp.

Bluebell at New England National Park

Wahlenbergia sp. at New England National Park - 23 Feb 2024
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Identification history

Wahlenbergia sp. 25 Feb 2024 Tapirlord
Wahlenbergia sp. 25 Feb 2024 Csteele4

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Nodding bluebell, endemic species, cannot for the life of me remember or find species name but pointed out by lecturer as unique to region.

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Tapirlord wrote:
   25 Feb 2024
Locally recorded bluebells (according to ALA) are W.gracilis, W.cercea, W.capillaris & W.stricta. It could be a couple of those given a single image, but none are usually nodding or locally endemic.... W.rupicola and W.telfordii are restricted to small populations around Barrington/Ebor and the latter exclusively Ebor in NENP. Could be that I suppose? But I'm thinking genus as we don't have much to go off

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 23 Feb 2024 07:05 PM Recorded on
  • Csteele4 Recorded by

Additional information

  • 10cm to 30cm Plant height
  • True In flower

Species information

  • Wahlenbergia sp. Scientific name
  • Bluebell Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 1665.1m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning
  • In flower

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