Flora / Vegetation Communities

 

Significant areas of native plant vegetation exist in the Park, particularly on the northern boundary with Tyers Park:

 

Common Name Scientific Name
Silvertop Open Forest Yertchuk

Photo: Ken Harris

Apple Box Open Forest Red Box 
Silverleaf Stringbark Open Forest Messmate Stringbark

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

  

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

Of the 270 indigenous plant species in the Park, 8 species are identified as rare, interesting or restricted:

 

Common Name

Scientific Name

Branching Daisy Brachyscome aculeate
Grassland Daisy Brachyscome angustifolia 
Shrubby Velvet Bush Lasiopetalum macrophyllum
Fringed Bearded Heath Leucopogon collinus

Photo: Ken Harris

Narrow Leaf Logania Logania alibiflora
Box Micfrantheum Micrantheus hexandrum
Sweet Forget-me-not Myosotis sauveolens
Hairy Pink Bells Tetratheca pilosa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also orchids:

Common Name Scientific Name
Orange-tipped Caledenia Caledenia aurantiaca
Hooded Caledenia Caledenia cucullate

                       

           

 

   

 

 

There are several species of wattle and many wildflowers can be seen during spring.