Landscape

Pyalong species list

ZonePyalong
ProfileSwift-flowing Streams, Exposed Ridges and Protected Upper Slopes
LandformProtected Upper Slopes and Moist Valleys
GeologyGranite, soils range from sandy loam to medium clay.
EVCHerb-rich Foothill Forest
DescriptionTall moist forest of Messmate and Peppermint, with an open tall shrub layer and diverse groundcover of herbs and grasses.
ExamplesLangley Bushland Reserve on Kitchenhams Rd between Feeneys Ln and Frosts Rd, Benloch; Lancefield-Benloch State Forest at Burke & Wills Tk and Kitchenhams Rd junction, Benloch.

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 mearnsiiBlack WattleT
Acacia melanoxylonBlackwoodT
Eucalyptus obliquaMessmate StringybarkT
Eucalyptus radiata s.l.Narrow-leaf PeppermintT
Eucalyptus rubidaCandlebarkT
Eucalyptus viminalis subsp. viminalisManna GumT

Shrubs

Species NameCommon NameLife
Form
Notes
Bursaria spinosaSweet BursariaMS
Cassinia aculeataCommon CassiniaMS
Cassinia arcuataDrooping CassiniaMS

Groundcovers

Species NameCommon NameLife
Form
Notes

Footnotes

^Species from extended list. These may not be commonly available at nurseries.
💧Wetter sites/depressions
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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