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Dookie & Earlston Hills species list

ZoneDookie & Earlston Hills
ProfileDookie Volcanic soils
LandformLower Slopes and Low Hills
GeologyIgneous rock, soils generally basalt silty clays.
EVCGrassy Woodland (Low Rises and Rainshadow)
DescriptionYellow Box, Grey Box and White Box woodland with an open mid-storey of wattles, and diverse grassy and herbaceous ground layer.
ExamplesMt Major Nature Conservation Reserve - upper north facing slopes, Mt Major Rd; Ludeman Rd between Walters Rd and South Boundary Rd; Dookie.

This plant (species) list has been compiled after extensive literature searches, ground truthing and collaboration with local botanical experts.

Plants appearing in the Standard Revegetation List are hardy and robust species that are strong competitors that will provide structure to a site. Species listed are commonly available at indigenous nurseries, however ordering early is recommended.

Plants appearing in the Enhanced Revegetation List are species that will provide diversity to a site and provide a missing layer, eg. small shrub and ground layer. Many of these species may be outcompeted in weedy sites therefore good weed management is essential. Species listed may not be commonly available from indigenous nurseries and may require advanced orders up to 18 months.

Plants appearing in the EVC Species List are a general representation of what species may be found within that EVC for that zone. Many species listed may not be available from indigenous nurseries.

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Trees > 5m

Species NameCommon NameLife
Form
Notes
Acacia dealbataSilver WattleT
Acacia implexaLightwoodT
Allocasuarina luehmanniiBulokeT❖,❋,⇘
Allocasuarina verticillataDrooping SheoakT
Eucalyptus albensWhite BoxT
Eucalyptus melliodoraYellow BoxT
Eucalyptus microcarpaGrey BoxT

Shrubs

Species NameCommon NameLife
Form
Notes
Acacia acinaceaGold-dust WattleMS
Acacia montanaMallee WattleMS
Acacia paradoxaHedge WattleMS
Bursaria spinosaSweet BursariaMS

Groundcovers

Species NameCommon NameLife
Form
Notes

Footnotes

^Species from extended list. These may not be commonly available at nurseries.
Rare or threatened species
Listed FFG Act
💧Wetter sites/depressions
Upper slopes
Lower slopes

Life Forms

GFGround FernMNGMedium Non-tufted GraminoidSHSmall Herb
LHLarge HerbMSMedium ShrubSSSmall Shrub
LTGLarge Tufted GraminoidMTGMedium Tufted GraminoidTTree
MHMedium HerbSCScramble/Climber
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