Planting

Sugarloaf species list

ZoneSugarloaf
ProfileKilmore area - Volcanic Slopes & Valleys
LandformGentle Slopes and Valleys
GeologyVolcanic or Alluvial, soils loamy with some sandy patches.
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 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 mearnsiiBlack WattleT
Acacia melanoxylonBlackwoodT
Eucalyptus melliodoraYellow BoxT
Eucalyptus obliquaMessmate StringybarkT
Eucalyptus ovataSwamp GumT💧,⇑
Eucalyptus radiata s.l.Narrow-leaf PeppermintT
Eucalyptus rubidaCandlebarkT
Eucalyptus viminalis subsp. viminalisManna GumT💧

Shrubs

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

Groundcovers

Species NameCommon NameLife
Form
Notes

Footnotes

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

Life Forms

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