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Strathbogie Ranges species list

ZoneStrathbogie Ranges
ProfileTallarook/Highlands to Creightons Creek/Merton Gap - Mid Catchment
LandformValleys and Gentle Slopes
GeologyColluvium derived from various geologies: mixed soils including clays, well drained red brown soils and sands.
EVCValley Grassy Forest
DescriptionOpen forest in fertile, gently sloping valleys of the surrounding dry foothills, has a tall open shrub layer and a dense grassy ground layer with a range of herbs.

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
Acacia mearnsiiBlack WattleT
Acacia melanoxylonBlackwoodT💧
Eucalyptus albensWhite BoxT
Eucalyptus blakelyiBlakely's Red-gumT
Eucalyptus goniocalyxLong-leaf BoxT
Eucalyptus melliodoraYellow BoxT
Eucalyptus rubidaCandlebarkT

Shrubs

Species NameCommon NameLife
Form
Notes
Acacia vernicifluaVarnish WattleMS
Bursaria spinosaSweet BursariaMS
Cassinia aculeataCommon CassiniaMS
Indigofera australisAustral IndigoMS

Groundcovers

Species NameCommon NameLife
Form
Notes

Footnotes

^Species from extended list. These may not be commonly available at nurseries.
Rare or threatened species
💧Wetter sites/depressions
Drier sites
Only where nearby

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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