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Sugarloaf species list

ZoneSugarloaf
ProfileGravelly Hills, Plains & Floodplains
LandformGravelly Hills
GeologySedimentary, soils skeletal ranging from sandy to clay loams, often gravelly.
EVCBox Ironbark Forest
DescriptionOpen forest of Box, Stringybark and Ironbark eucalypts. Understorey often forms an open shrub layer over an open ground layer ranging from sparse to well-developed suite of herbs and grasses.
ExamplesSeymour Bushland Park along Goulburn Valley Hwy, Seymour; Mt Piper Nature Conservation Reserve off Jeffreys Ln, Broadford;

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 mearnsiiBlack WattleT
Eucalyptus goniocalyxLong-leaf BoxT
Eucalyptus macrorhynchaRed StringybarkT
Eucalyptus microcarpaGrey BoxT
Eucalyptus polyanthemos subsp. vestitaRed BoxT
Eucalyptus tricarpaRed IronbarkT

Shrubs

Species NameCommon NameLife
Form
Notes
Acacia acinaceaGold-dust WattleMS
Acacia genistifoliaSpreading WattleMS
Acacia paradoxaHedge WattleMS
Acacia pycnanthaGolden WattleMS
Bursaria spinosaSweet BursariaMS
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.
Readily colonises

Life Forms

LHLarge HerbMSMedium ShrubSSSmall Shrub
LTGLarge Tufted GraminoidMTGMedium Tufted GraminoidTTree
MHMedium HerbPSProstrate Shrub
MNGMedium Non-tufted GraminoidSCScramble/Climber
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