Grass

Goldfields species list

ZoneGoldfields
ProfileHills & Valleys - Puckapunyal, Graytown, Bailieston area
LandformDry Slopes
GeologySedimentary, soils shallow and stony
EVCGrassy Dry Forest
DescriptionOpen forest of Red Stringybark, Red Box and Long-leaf Box with a grass-dominated ground layer and sparse shrub layer.

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
Allocasuarina verticillataDrooping SheoakT
Eucalyptus goniocalyxLong-leaf BoxT
Eucalyptus macrorhynchaRed StringybarkT
Eucalyptus melliodoraYellow BoxT
Eucalyptus polyanthemos subsp. vestitaRed BoxT

Shrubs

Species NameCommon NameLife
Form
Notes
Acacia genistifoliaSpreading WattleMS
Acacia pycnanthaGolden WattleMS
Cassinia arcuataDrooping CassiniaMS

Groundcovers

Species NameCommon NameLife
Form
Notes

Footnotes

^Species from extended list. These may not be commonly available at nurseries.
SSouthern part of zone
Lower slopes
Readily colonises

Life Forms

GFGround FernMNGMedium Non-tufted GraminoidSCScramble/Climber
LHLarge HerbMSMedium ShrubSHSmall Herb
LTGLarge Tufted GraminoidMTGMedium Tufted GraminoidSSSmall Shrub
MHMedium HerbPSProstrate ShrubTTree
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