Bushland and Biodiversity

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Biodiversity refers to the diversity of life at all levels, genetic, species, community and ecosystem. Biodiversity is a fundamental part of healthy and functional ecosystems upon which our planet and lives depend.

The Hunter’s Hill Municipality is extremely fortunate to be home to a variety of native flora and fauna. While over 200 plant species have been recorded in the bushland of Hunters Hill, many plants are now locally and regionally scarce due to the significant reduction and fragmentation caused by urban development. These plants provide essential habitat for native animals including possums, over 80 recorded species of birds, and reptiles such as blue-tongue lizards and red-bellied black snakes.

Please see table below for a full list of native plant species in the Hunters Hill local government area.

Hunters Hill’s surviving bushland, together with its creek lines and foreshore habitat, also provides an important and valuable element to the suburban setting. The native tree canopies and shrub cover – not only in the bushland reserves but in many of the suburban backyards and private areas – provide the natural setting that is a valuable part of Hunters Hill.

These canopies also provide important habitat for native wildlife. The remnant bushland areas, where vegetation patterns, trees, shrubs and ground cover are related to natural ecological processes, are still functioning. These areas provide local residents with a tangible experience of nature that is rare in urban areas.

It is extremely important that both the native flora and fauna populations are maintained and further improved in the future. Unfortunately, biodiversity loss is occurring at an unprecedented rate as a result of human induced pressures such as:

  • urban development and habitat loss
  • domestic cats and dogs
  • introduction of exotic plant and animal species, including diseases
  • pollution of waterways
  • altered flows of waterways i.e. increased flows in wet weather due to sewer overflows and urban runoff
  • global climate change
  • loss of indigenous knowledge of plant and animal life.
Type of PlantScientific nameCommon NameBushland ReservesSoilAspectWater NeedsBird Attracting Butterfly/insect attracting
Tall Trees up to 20-30mCorymbia eximiaYellow BloodwoodGRD,HFB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mCorymbia gummiferaRed BloodwoodBP, BCR, RR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, MR, MP, PPC,D, HFB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mEucalyptus botryoidesBangalayPPC,D,HF,SB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mEucalyptus capitellataBrown Stringy BarkGR, KBC,D,HF,SB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mEucalyptus globoideaWhite StringybarkBP, BCR, BePC,D,HF,SB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mEucalyptus paniculataGrey IronbarkSJPC,HFB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mEucalyptus pilularisBlackbuttBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, FSR, MP, SJPAllF,SB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mEucalyptus punctataGrey GumBCR, FSRDFDB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mEucalyptus resiniferaRed MahoganyBP, RR, TCR, BeP, FSR, FrSR, MR, PPAllF,SB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mEucalyptus robustaSwamp MahoganyRR, GRC,H,RF,SMB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mEucalyptus salignaSydney Blue GumBP C,H,RF,SB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mEucalyptus tereticornisForest Red GumFSR,CPC,HFB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mEucalyptus umbraBroad-leaved White MahoganyBePC,D,HF,SB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mFicus henneanaDeciduous FigGR, BePAllF,SB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mFicus macrophyllaMoreton Bay FigRR, GR, BePAllF,SB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mFicus rubiginosaPort Jackson FigBP, BCR, RR, TCR, Gr, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, MR, MP, PP, BB, CPAllF,SB
Tall Trees up to 20-30mSyncarpia glomuiiferaTurpentineBP, BCR, RR, TCR, FrSR, PP, SJP, BBC,HF,SB
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mAcacia binerviaCoast MyallFSRAllFB*
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mAcacia decurrensSydney Green WattleRRC,HF,SB*
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mAcacia elataMountain Cedar WattleKBH, RF,SB*
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mAcmena smithiiLilly PillyBP, BCR, GR, KB, FSR, MP, BBC, H, RS,DMB
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mAngophora costataSydney Red GumBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, BBD,HFDB
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mAngophora floribundaRough-barked AppleBP, RR, TCRAllF,SB
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mAvicennia marina var. australasicaGrey MangroveBP, BCR, RR, GR, FSR, MP, BBRS,DM
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mCasuarina glaucaSwamp She-oakBP, BCR, RR, GR, BeP, FSR, MR, PP, BBRF,SMB
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mEucalyptus haemastomaScribbly GumBP, BePDFDB
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mEucalyptus piperitaSydney PeppermintBP, BCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSRDFDB
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mGlochidion ferdinandi Cheese TreeAll reservesC,H,RS,DMB
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mMelaleuca linariifoliaSnow-in-summerBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GRC,H,RF,SMB
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mMelaleuca styphelioidesPrickly PaperbarkRR, KBC,H,RF,SMB
Medium Sized Trees up to 15mMelaleuca quinquinerviaBroad-leaved PaperbarkRRC,H,RF,SMB
Small Trees up to 6 mAcacia parramattensisParramatta Green WattleBCR, RR, GR, KB, PPC,HF, SB*
Small Trees up to 6 mAllocasuarina littoralisBlack She-oakBP, BCR, RR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, MP, PP, SJPDF,SDB
Small Trees up to 6 mBanksia integrifoliaCoastal BanksiaBP, BCR, RR, GR, BeP, KB, FrSR, MP, PP, CPD,RF,SB
Small Trees up to 6 mBanksia marginataSilver BanksiaKBDFDB
Small Trees up to 6 mBanksia serrataOld Man BanksiaBP, BCR, RR, GR, BeP, KB, FRS, MPDFDB
Small Trees up to 6 mCallicoma serratifoliaBlack WattleBP, BCR, RR, TCRD,H, RS,DMB
Small Trees up to 6 mCallistris rhombiodeaPort Jackson PineBP, GR, KB D,HF
Small Trees up to 6 mElaeocarpus reticulatusBlueberry AshBP, BCR, RR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, MP, PP, SJP, BBC,HS,DB
Small Trees up to 6 mExocarpus cupressiformisCherry BallartGR DFD
Small Trees up to 6 mFicus coronataSandpaper FigBBRS,DMB
Small Trees up to 6 mMelaleuca armillarisGiant Honey-myrtleGR, BeP, KBD,HFDB
Small Trees up to 6 mMelaleuca nodosaBall HoneymyrtleBP, BCR, RRC,HFB
Small Trees up to 6 mTrema asperaNative PeachBCRC,D,HS
Small Trees up to 6 mTristaneopsis laurinaWater GumBP, BCRC,H,RS,DMB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Acacia falcataSickle-leaved WattleBP, RR, KB, FSR, SJP, BBC,D,HFB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Acacia implexaLightwoodRR, GR, FSRC,HF,SB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Allocasuarina paludosaShe-OakKBDF,SDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Banksia oblongifoliaFern-leaved BanksiaBP, KBDFDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Banksia spinulosaHairpin BanksiaBP, BCR, KBDFDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Callistemon citrinusCrimson Bottlebrush BPD,HF,SMB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Callistemon linearisBottlebrushBP, KBD,HFMB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Callistemon rigidusStiff BottlebrushKBD,HFMB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Callistemon pinifoliusBottlebrushBPC,D,HFMB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Callistemon salignus Stiff BottlebrushRRD,HSMB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Monotoca ellipticaTree Broom-HeathBP, BCR, RR, GR, KB, PPDFDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Petrophile pulchellaConesticksGRDFD
Shrubs up to 2 - 4m Viminaria junceaNative BroomBP, BeP, KB, FrSR, PPDFM*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mAcacia linifoliaFlax-leafed WattleBP, BCR, RR, TCR, KB, MPDFDB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mAcacia longifolia var. longifoliaSydney Golden WattleBP, BCR, RR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, MP, PP, BB, CPAllF,SB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mAcacia terminalisSunshine WattleBP, BCR, RR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, MP, PPDFDB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mBanksia ericifoliaHeath-leaved BanksiaKBD,HFDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mBreynia oblongifoliaCoffee BushBP, BCR, RR, FSR, MP, PP, BBC,D.HF,SB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mBursaria spinosaBlackthornBP, RR, TCR, SJP, BBCF,SDB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mCeratopetalum gummiferumNSW Christmas BushBP, BCR, KB, PP,BBC,HF,SB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mClerodendrum tomentosumHairy ClerodendrumBCR, RR, FSR, BBAllS,D
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mDodonea triquetraHop BushAll reservesDF,SD
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mHakea dactyloidesBroad-leaved HakeaBP, BCR, RR, KB, FrSR, PPDF,SDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mHakea gibbosaHakeaBBD,HFDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mHakea salicifoliaWillow-leaved HakeaBePDF,SDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mHakea sericeaBushy NeedlebushBP, BCR, RR, BeP, KB, BBD,HFDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mHakea teretifoliaDaggar HakeaBP, RR, KB, BB DFDB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mHomalanthus populifoliusBleeding HeartAll reservesC,D,HF,S
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mJacksonia scopariaDogwoodRR
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mKunzea ambiguaTick BushBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, MP, PP, BBC,D,HFDB*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mLeptospermum laevigatumCoast Tea-treeBePC,D,HF,SM*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mLeptospermum polygalifoliumLemon-scented Tea-treeBP, GR, KB, SJP, BB C,D,HF,SM*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mLeptospermum trinerviumFlaky-barked Tea-treeBP, BCR, KBDFD*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mMyrsine variabilis Mutton WoodBP, BCR, RR, GR, KB, FSR, FrSR, MP, PP, BB, CPC,HS,D
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mNotelaea longifoliaNative OliveBP, BCR, RR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, MP, PP, CPC,HS,D
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mNotelaea ovataMock OliveGR, BeP, KBC,HS,D
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mNotelaea venosaSmooth Mock OliveBP, BCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR C,HS,D
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mOlearia microphyllaBridal Daisy BushBP, RRD,HF
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mOzathamnus diosmifolium (prevoiusly Helichrysum diosmifolium)Everlasting/Paper DaisyBP, BCR, RR, GR, KB, FrSR, PP, BBD,HF*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mOzothamnus ferrugineusTree EverlastingBCR, GRD,HF*
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mPersoonia levisSmooth GeebungBP, BCR, RRDFDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mPersoonia linearisNarrow-leaf GeebungBP, BCR, TCR, KBC,D,HFDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mPersoonia pinifoliaPine-leaf GeebungBP, BCRDFDB
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mPolyscias sambucifoliaElderberry PanaxBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, PPDF,S
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mPomaderris asperaHazel PomaderrisRR, FSR, PPDF,SM
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mPomaderris discolorTwo-colour PomaderrisBP DF,SD
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mPomaderris ellipticaSmooth PomaderrisKBDF,SD
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mPomaderris intermediaBPDF,SD
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mPomaderris lanigeraWoolly PomaderrisKBDFD
Shrubs up to 2 - 4mPultenaea daphnoidesBush PeaBP, RR, KB, FrSR, PPD,HF,SD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mAcacia myrtifoliaMyrtle WattleBP, BCR, RR DFB*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mAcacia suaveolensSweet-scented WattleBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, PP, SJP DF,SDB*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mAcacia ulicifoliaPrickley MosesBP, BCR, RR, TCR, BeP, KB, PPDF,SB*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mAllocasuarina distylaShe-OakBeP, KBDF,SDB
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mBauera rubioidesRiver RoseBPH,RS,DM*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mBoronia ledifoliaSydney BoroniaBP, KBDF,SD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mBossiaea obcordataSpiny BossiaeaBP, BCR, KBDFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mBrachyloma daphnoidesDaphne HeathKBDFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mCalytrix tetragonaKBDFD
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mComosperma sphaerocarpumBPDFD
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mCorrea reflexaCorreaBPDFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mCrowea salignaWillow-leaf CroweaBP, BCR, RR, KB, FrSR, MP, PPDFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mDarwinia biflora2VCa, Biodiversity Conservation ActRRDFD
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mDillwynia retorta ssp. retortaHeathy Parrot PeaBP, BCR, RR, KB, FrSR, PPDFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mDillwynia sieberiSieber's Parrot PeaRRDFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mEnchylaena tomentosaRuby SaltbushBP, FSRDF,S
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mEpacris longifloraNative FuschiaBP, BCR, RR, GR, BeP, KB, FrSR, PPDF,SD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mEpacris microphyllaCoral HeathBP, BCR, RR, KBDF,SD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mEpacris pulchellaWallum HeathBP, GR, KB DFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mGompholobium latifoliumGolden Glory PeaKBDFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mGrevillea arenariaSpider FlowerGRDFDB*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mGrevillea aspleniifoliaSpider FlowerGRDFDB*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mGrevillea buxifoliaGrey Spider FlowerBP, BCR, BeP, KBDFDB*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mGrevillea juniperinaJuniper-leaf GrevilliaTCR C,D, HFDB*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mGrevillea linearifoliaLinear-leaf GrevilliaRR, BePDFDB*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mGrevillea sericeaPink Spider FlowerBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FrSR, MP, PPDFDB*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mHibbertia asperaRough Guinea FlowerBPC,D,HF,SD
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mHibbertia linearisShowy Guinea FlowerBP, BCRDFD
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mHibbertia obtusifoliaGuinea FlowerGRDFD
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mHovea linearisNarrow Leaved HoveaKB, FSRDF,S
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mLambertia formosaMountain DevilsBP, KBDF,SD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mLasiopetalum ferrugineumRusy PetalsBP, BCR, KB, FSR, FrSR, PP DFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mLeucopogon ericoidesBearded HeathBP, RR, GR, KB, PPDFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mLeucopogon juniperinusBearded HeathBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, KB, FrSR, MP, PP, SJP DF,SD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mLomatia silaifoliaCrinkle BushBP, RR, KBDFD
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mMaytenus silvestrisFSRC,D,HF,SM
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mMelaleuca thymifoliaPaperbarkBPC,D,HF,SMB
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mMicrantheum ericoidesBP, BCR, KB, PPDF,SD
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mMirbelia rubiifoliaHeathy MirbeliaBP, KBDFD
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mMonotoca scopariaKBDFDB
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mOpercularia asperaCoarse StinkweedBP, RR, GR, BeP, KB, FrSR, PP DFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mPersoonia laurinaLaurel GeebungBP, KBC,D,HFDB
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mPhyllanthus hirtellus Thyme SpurgeBP, BCR, RR, KBDFD
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mPimelea linifoliaRice FlowerBP, BCR, RR, TCR, KB, FSR, PPDFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mPlatylobium formosumHandsone Flat PeaBP, BCR, RRDF,S*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mPlatysace lanceolataNative ParsnipBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, PPDF,SD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mPodocarpus spinulosusPlum PineBP, RR, PPD,HS,DB
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mPomax umbellataPomaxBPDFD
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mPultenaea ellipticaWreath Bush PeaBP D,HF,SD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mPultenaea linophyllaBush PeaKBD,HF,SD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mRubus rosifoliusForest BrambleKBC,D,HF,S
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mWestringia fruticosaCoastal RosemaryPPDFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mWoollsia pungensWoollsiaBP, BCR, KBDFD*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mXanthosia pilosaWoolly XanthosiaBP, BCR, RR, KB D,HF,S
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mXanthosia tridentataRock XanthosiaBP, BCR, KBD,HF,S
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mZieria pilosaHairy ZieriaBP, RR D,HF,S*
Small Shrubs up to 1.5mZieria smithiiSandfly ZieriaBP, RRD,HF,S*
HerbsActinotus helianthiFlannel FlowerBP, BCR, KBDFD*
HerbsActinotus minorLesser Flannel FlowerBP, BCRDFD*
HerbsAlpinia caeruleaNative GingerBeP, FSRC,HS,DM
HerbsAlternanthera denticulataLesser JoyweedBePC,H,RS,DM
HerbsBlandfordia nobilisChristmas BellsBP D,HFM
HerbsBossiaea heterophyllaVariable BossiaeaKBDFD*
HerbsBurchadia umbellataMilk MaidsBP, KBDFD
HerbsCaesia parvifloraGrass LilyBPDFD
HerbsCotula australisKBAllF
HerbsCotula coronopifoliaMarsh DaiyRR AllF,SM
HerbsCrinum peduncularumSwamp LilyBPAllF,SM
HerbsDampiera strictaBPDFD
HerbsDianella caerulea var. productaBlue Flax LilyAll reservesD,HF,S,D*
HerbsDianella longifoliaFlax LilyRR, TCR, DF,SD*
HerbsDianella pruninaBPDF,SD*
HerbsDianella revolutaBlueberry LilyBCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, PP, CPDF,SD*
HerbsEinadia hastataSalt BushBeP, KB, FSR, BBDF,S
HerbsGonocarpus micranthus subsp. micranthusKBDF,SD
HerbsGonocarpus micranthus subsp.ramosissimusKBDF,SD
HerbsGonocarpus salsoloidesCreeping RaspwortBPDF,SD
HerbsGonocarpus teucrioidesRaspwortBP, BCR, KB, FrSR, PPDF,SD
HerbsGoodenia bellidifoliaDaisy-leaved GoodeniaBP C,D,HF,SM
HerbsGoodenia hederaceaViolet Leaved GoodeniaBP, BCRC,D,HF,SM
HerbsHaemodorum corymmbosumBlood RootBPDFM
HerbsHypericum gramineumSmall St Johns WortBP, KBC,HF,SM
HerbsLagenifera stipitataBPC,D,HF,SM
HerbsLaxmannia gracilisSlender Wire-lilyBPC,D,HFD
HerbsLobelia alataAngled LobeliaBP, RR D,RF,SM
HerbsLobelia dentataNative LobeliaBP, KBDF,S
HerbsLobelia gracilisNative LobeliaBP, KBDF,SM
HerbsLomandra brevisTufted Mat RushBP, TCRDF,SD
HerbsLomandra filiformisWattle Mat RushBP, RRDF,SD
HerbsLomandra glaucaPale Mat RushKBDF,SD
HerbsLomandra gracilisMat RushKBDF,SD
HerbsLomandra longifoliaMat RushAll reservesAllF,S
HerbsLomandra multifloraMat RushBP, RR, KBDF,SD
HerbsLomandra obliquaFish BonesBP, BCR, RR, GR, KBDF,SD
HerbsMitrasacme polymorphaBP DFD
HerbsOxalis perennansBP, GR, BeP, KB, SJPC,HF,S
HerbsOxalis rubensWood SorrellTCRD,HF,S
HerbsPatersonia sericeaSilky Purple FlagBPDF,SD*
HerbsPersicaria decipensSlender KnotweedBP, RRAllS,DM
HerbsPersicaria lapathifoliumKnotweedBP, BCRAllS,DM
HerbsPlantago debilisGR C,D,HS,DM
HerbsPoranthera microphyllaBPDS,DM
HerbsSamolus repensCreeping BrookweedBP, BCR, RR, GR RF,SM
HerbsSarcocornia quinquefloraSamphire, GlasswortBP, BCR, RR, GR, FSRRF,SM
HerbsSelliera radicansSwamp WeedBP, RR RF,SM
HerbsSigesbeckia orientalisIndian WeedBP, MPC,D,HF,S
HerbsSporadanthus gracilisSlender Scale RushKBC,D,HF,SM
HerbsStellaria flaccidaForest StarwortRR C,HS
HerbsStylidium graminifoliumTrigger PlantBP C,D,HF,SM
HerbsStyilidium lineareHeath Trigger PlantRRD,HF,SM
HerbsSuaeda australisAustral SeabliteRR, GR, FSRRF,SM
HerbsTetragonia tetragonoidesNew Zealand SpinachBP, BCR, RR, GR, KB, FSR, FrSR, MP, PP, BB, CPRF,SM
HerbsThysanotus tuberosisFringe LilyBPC,D,HF,SM
HerbsTrachymene incisaWild ParsnipBP, BCR, RRD,HF,S
HerbsTricoryne simplexYellow Rush-lilyBP, KBC,D,HF,S*
HerbsTriglochin striataStreaked Arrow-grassBP, RR, GRRF,SM
HerbsWahlenbergia gracilisAustralian BluebellBP, BCR, RR, TCR, KB, FSR, MPC,D,HF,S*
GroundcoversCentella asiaticaCentellaBP, RR, GR, MPC.HF,SM
GroundcoversCommelina cyaneaCreeping ChristianBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, KB, FSR, MR, MP, BBC,HF,SM
GroundcoversDichondra repensKidney WeedBP, BCR, RR, KB, FSR, SJPC,HF,S
GroundcoversGeranium homeanumNorthern CranesbillBP, BCR, RR, BeP, KB, C,HF,S
GroundcoversHydrocotyle laxifloraStinking PennywortRRC,HF,SM
GroundcoversHydrocotyle peduncularisHydrocotyleBPC,HF,SM
GroundcoversPelargonium inodorumWild GeraniumBPC,HF,S
GroundcoversPlectranthus parviflorusGR, KB, BBC,HF,S
GroundcoversPratia purpurascensWhite RootBP, BCR, RR, TCR, SJPC,D,HS,DM
GroundcoversPseuderanthemum variabilePastel FlowerBP, TCR, FSR, SJPC,D,HS,DM
GroundcoversVeronica plebeiaTraling SpeedwellBP, GR, KB C,HF,S
GroundcoversViola hederaceaNative VioletBP, BeP, MP C,HF,S
GrassesAgrostis avenaceaBlown GrassBP AllF,S
GrassesAnisopogon avenaceusOat SpeargrassBP, BCR, KBAllF,S
GrassesAristida vagansThreeawn SpeargrassBP, BCR, KBAllF,S
GrassesAustrodanthonia tenuiorWallaby GrassBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KBDF,SD*
GrassesAustrostipa pubescensTall SpeargrassBCR DF,SD
GrassesCymbopogon refractusBarbed Wire GrassBP, BCR, BeP, SJPDF,SD*
GrassesDeyeuxia quadrisetaReed Bent GrassKBDF,S
GrassesDichelachne crinitaLonghair PlumegrassBP, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, CPD,HF,S
GrassesDichelachne micranthaShorthair PlumegrassBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, KB, FrSR, PP, SJPD,HF,S
GrassesDichelachne raraBP D,HF,S
GrassesDigitaria breviglumisBP D,H
GrassesDigitaria didactylaKBD,HF,S
GrassesDigitaria parvifloraSmall-flower FingergrassBP, BCR, RR,GR, BeP, KBD,HF,S
GrassesDigitaria ramularisBPD,HF,S
GrassesEchinopogon caespitosusHedgehog GrassBP, BCR, RR, KBD,HF,S
GrassesEchinopogon ovatusForest HedgehogBP, RRD,HF,S
GrassesEntolasia marginataBordered PanicBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, PP, SJP, BB D,HF,S
GrassesEntolasia strictaWiry PanicBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, MPD,HF,S
GrassesEragrostis browniiBrown's LovegrassTCR, BeP, KBD,HF,S
GrassesEragrostis leptostachyaLove GrassBP D,HF,S
GrassesHemanthria uncinataMat GrassRR, TCR D,HF,S
GrassesImperata cylindica var majorBlady GrassBP, BCR, RR, TCR, BeP, KB, FSR, SJP AllF,S
GrassesMicrolaena stipoidesWeeping GrassBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, MP, SJP, BBAllF,S
GrassesOplismenus aemulusBasket GrassBP, BCR, RR, TCR, BeP, KB, FSR, MP, BBC,D,HF,S
GrassesOplismenus imbecillisBasket GrassBP, RR, GRC,D,HF,S
GrassesPanicum simileTwo-colour PanicBPD,HF,S
GrassesPaspalidium radiatumPaspalidiumBP, GR, KB D,HF,S
GrassesPhragmites australisNative ReedBCR, RRC,D,HFM
GrassesPoa affinisCoastal Tussock GrassBP, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, MP, SJPD,HF,S
GrassesSporobulus virginicusSand Couch, Salt GrassBP, BCR, RR, GR, FSRRF,SM
GrassesThemeda australisKangaroo GrassBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, PP, SJPAllF,S
ClimbersBillardiera scandensApple BerryBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FrSR, PPDF,SD
ClimbersCayratia clematideaSlender GrapeRR, KB, FSR C,D,HF,S
ClimbersCissus antarticaCissusBBAllS,DM
ClimbersClematis aristataOld Man's BeardKBHF,S
ClimbersClematis glycinoidesOld Man's BeardBP, TCRHF,S
ClimbersEustrephus latifoliusWombat BerryBP, RR, FSR, FrSR, MP, PPD,HF,S
ClimbersGlycine clandestinaLove CreeperBCR, RR, TCR, KB C,D,HF,S
ClimbersGlycine microphyllaSmall-leaf GlycineBP, BCR, RR, FSR, SJPC,D,HF,S
ClimbersGlycine tabacinaVariable GlycineBP, RR, KBC,D,HF,S
ClimbersHardenbergia violaceaFalse SarsaparillaBP, BCR, RR, KB, FSR, FrSR, PP, SJPC,D,HF,S
ClimbersHibbertia dentataTwining Guinea FlowerBCR, RR, TCRD,HF,S
ClimbersKennedia rubicundaDusky Coral PeaBP, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, CP, FrSR, MP, PP, SJPAllF,S
ClimbersMarsdenia suaveolensScented MarsdeniaBP, RRC,D,HS,D
ClimbersPandorea pandoranaWonga-Wonga VineBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, MP, PPC,D,HS,D
ClimbersParsonia straminea var stramineaCommon SilkpodBP, GRC,H,RS,D
ClimbersSmilax glycophyllaNative SarsaparillaBP, BCR, RR, TCR, GR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, MP, PP, BBC,HS
ClimbersStephania japonicaSnake VineBCR,KB, FSR C,HS,D
FernsAdiantum aethiopicumMaidenhair FernBP, BCR, RR, TCR, FSR, BBH,RS,DM
FernsAdiantum formosumGiant Maidenhair FernSJPH,RS,DM
FernsAsplenium australasicumBirds Nest FernBCR, GR,BePC,H,RDM
FernsAsplenium flabellifoliumNecklace FernBP, BeP, KB, PPC,H,RD
FernsBlechnum ambiguumGristle FernKBHS,D
FernsBlechnum cartilagineumGristle FernBP, BCR, RRHS,D
FernsCalochlaena dubiaFalse Bracken FernBP, BCR, RR, TCR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, MP, PP, BBHS
FernsCheilanthes sieberiLip FernBP, RR, TCR HS,D
FernsChristella dentata Downy Wood FernBP, RRHS,DM
FernsCyathea australisRough TreefernRR, KBHS,DM
FernsCyathea cooperiCooper's Tree FernBP, BCR, BeP, FrSR, MP, PPHS,DM
FernsDoodia caudata Small Rasp FernTCRHS,D
FernsGleichenia dicarpaPouched Coral FernFrSR, PP, CPHDM
FernsGleichenia microphyllaCoral FernBP, RR, KBHDM
FernsGleichenia rupestrisCoral FernKBHDM
FernsHistiopteris incisaBats Wing FernBP, BCR, BeP, KB, FSR, FrSR, PP, CPHF,SM
FernsHypolepis glanduliferaDowny Ground FernRR HS,DM
FernsHypolepis muelleriHarsh Ground FernBP, BCR, RR, GRHS,DM
FernsLastreopsis decompositaTrim Shield FernBPHS,DM
FernsLindsaea linearisScrew FernBP, RR, KBHS,D
FernsLindsaea microphyllaLacy Wedge FernBP, BCR, HS,D
FernsPellaea falcataSickle FernBP, RRHS,D
FernsPellaea paradoxaDusky FernRRHS,D
FernsPlatycerium bifurcatumElk HornBP, BCR, RR, GRHS,D
FernsPsilotum nudumSkeleton Fork-FernBCRHS,DM
FernsPteridium esculentumBrackenBP, BCR, RR, TCR, BeP, KB, PP, CPC,D,HAll
FernsPteris tremulaTender Brake KBHF,SM
FernsPteris vittataChinese BrakeFSR, PPHF,SM
FernsPyrrosia rupestrisRock Felt FernBPC,HS,DM
FernsTodea barbaraKing FernKB, FSR, PPH,RF,S,DM
Sedges and RushesBaumea acutaPale Twig-rushBPC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesBaumea junceaTwig-rushBCR, RR, FSRC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesCarex inversaKnob SedgeRR, TCR C,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesCaustis flexuosaOld Man's BeardBP, RRC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesCentrolepis fascicularisBP C,D,HF,S,DM
Sedges and RushesCyperus brevifoliusMullimbimby CouchBPC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesCyperus polystachyosLeafy Twig RushBP, RR, TCRC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesCyperus sanguinolentusKBC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesCyperus tenellusBPC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesGahnia clarkeiRed-fruit Saw SedgeBCR, RR, BePHF,SM
Sedges and RushesGahnia melanocarpaSaw SedgeBP, BeP, MPHF,SM
Sedges and RushesIsolepis cemuaNodding Club-RushRRC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesIsolepis inundatusBenambra Club SedgeBP, BCR, RRC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesIsolepis nodosusKnobby Club-rushBP, KB, CPC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesJuncus continuusCommon RushRR, TCRC,D,HFM
Sedges and RushesJuncus homalocaulisRushBP, GRC,D,HFM
Sedges and RushesJuncus kraussiiSea RushBP, BCR, RR, GR, FSRC,D,HFM
Sedges and RushesJuncus planifoliusBroad-leaved RushBP C,D,HFM
Sedges and RushesJuncus usitatusCommon RushBP, BCR, GR, BeP, FrSR, PPC,D,HFM
Sedges and RushesLepidosperma concavumSaw SedgeKBD,HF,S
Sedges and RushesLepidosperma latoraleVariable Saw SedgeBP, BCR, RR, TCR, BeP, FSR, PP, SJPD,HF,S
Sedges and RushesLepidosperma neesiiStiff Rapier SedgeTCR, PPD,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesLepidosperma urophorumRapier Saw SedgeRR, TCRD,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesLepironia articulataTwisted RushRR C,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesLepyrodia scariosaLepyrodiaBP, GRC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesSchoenoplectus mucronatusKBC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesSchoenus apogonFluke BogrushBPC,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesSchoenus melanostachysBP C,D,HF,SM
Sedges and RushesTypha orientalisBull-rush, CumbungiBP, BCR, RR, BePAllAllM
OrchidsAcianthus exsertusMosquito OrchidKB
OrchidsAcianthus fornicatusPixie OrchidBP, GR
OrchidsCaladenia alataOrange-tip CaladeniaBP, KB
OrchidsCaladenia carneaPink FingersKB
OrchidsCaladenia catenataWhite FingersBP
OrchidsCaleana majorLarge Duck OrchidBP
OrchidsCalochilus campestrisBearded OrchidKB
OrchidsCalochilus paludosusRed BeardieBP
OrchidsCalochilus robertsoniiPurple Beard OrchidBP
OrchidsChiloglottis formiciferaAnt OrchidBP
OrchidsCryptostylis erectaHooded OrchidBP, BCR, KB
OrchidsCryptostylis subulataDuck OrchidBP, KB
OrchidsCyrtostylis reniformisMosquito OrchidBP
OrchidsDipodium punctatumHyacinth OrchidBP, BCR
OrchidsErythrorchis cassythoidesBlack Bootlace OrchidBeP
OrchidsGenoplesium baueri - 3RC-, ROTAPMidge OrchidRR
OrchidsGlossodia majorWax Lip OrchidBP
OrchidsMicrotis parvifloraSlender Onion OrchidBP
OrchidsPterostylis concinnaTrim GreenhoodBP, KB,
OrchidsPterostylis curtaBrown Nose/Blunt GreenhoodBP, KB
OrchidsPterostylis reflexaDainty GreenhoodRR
OrchidsThelimytra ixiodesSun OrchidBP, KB
Grass TreeXanthorrhoea arboreaBroad Leaf Grass TreeBP, FSRDF,SD*
Grass TreeXanthorrhoea media ssp mediaGrass TreeBP DF,SD*
Grass TreeXanthorrhoea minorGrass TreeBP DF,SM*
Grass TreeXanthorrhoea resinosaGrass TreeKBDF,SM*

Legend:

Bushland Reserves
BP= Boronia Park
BCR= Buffalo Creek Reserve
RR=Riverglade Reserve
TCR= Tarban creek Reserve
GR= Gladesville Reserve
BeP= Betts Park
KB= Kellys Bush
FSR= Ferdinand St Reserve
FrSR= Francis St Reserve
MR= Mornington Reserve
MP= Murray Prior Reserve
PP= Pulpit Point
SJP= St Johns Park
BB= Bedlam Bay
CP= Clarkes Point

Soil
C= grows well in clay soil
D= requires dry sandy soil
H= prefers humus rich, sandy garden soil
R= grows well in sandy soil along river foreshore

Aspect
F= requires full sun
S= grows well in semi shade
D= tolerates deep shade

Water needs
M= needs moist soil or tolerates damp areas
D= requires very well drained soils
Blank= has no special watering needs

Bird attracting = B
Butterfly/insect attracting= *

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