Native Plant List Middle Harbour Catchment

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Symbol   Description:  
*   Plants that produce flowers  
#   Plants that produce fruit  
B   Bird attracting flowers or fruits  
I   Butterfly and other insect attracting plants  
FS   Full sun conditions  
SS   Semi shade conditions  
S   Shady conditions  
D   Dry soil conditions  
WD   Well drained soil conditions, sandstone  
M   Moist soil conditions  
A   All soil conditions  

Tall Trees up to 20-30m

Blackbutt - Eucalyptus pilularis  *, B, FS, WD, D
Red Bloodwood - Corymbia gummifera  *, B, FS, SS, WD
Silver-top Ash - Eucalyptus seiberi  *, B, FS, WD, M

Medium Sized Trees up to 15m

Coastal Myall Wattle - Acacia binervia  *, B, I, FS, WD
Prickly-leafed Paperbark - Melaleuca styphelioides  *, B, SS, M
Swamp She Oak - Casuarina glauca  B, SS, M
Sydney Peppermint - Eucalyptus piperita  *, B, SS, WD
Sydney Red Gum - Angophora costata  *, B, FS, SS, A

Small Trees up to 6 m

Black She Oak - Allocasuarina littoralis  B, FS, D
Black Wattle - Callicoma serratifolia  *, B, S, M
Blueberry Ash - Elaeocarpus reticulatus  *, B, SS, A
Coastal Banksia - Banksia integrifolia  *, B, FS, D, A
Dwarf Apple - Angophora hispida  *, B, I, FS, WD
Native Peach - Trema aspera  #, SS, S, M
Old Man Banksia - Banksia serrata  *, B, FS, D
Port Jackson Cypress - Callitris rhomboidea  #, SS, D

Shrubs up to 2 - 4m

Blackthorn - Bursaria spinosa  *, I, FS, SS, A
Breynia - Breynia oblongifolia #, B, SS, S, M
Broad Leaf Geebung - Persoonia levis  *, #, B, SS, FS, WD, D
Broad-leafed Hakea - Hakea dactyloides  *, B, FS, SS, D
Bushy Needle Bush - Hakea sericea  *, B, FS, D
Elderberry Panax - Polyscias sambucifolia  SS, D
Everlasting, Paper Daisy - Ozothamnus diosmifolium  *, I, FS, SS, WD
Fine-leaf Bush-pea - Pultenaea stipularis *, I, FS, WD, D
Flax-leafed Wattle - Acacia linifolia  *, B, I, FS, D  
Forest Grass Tree - Xanthorrhoea media  *, FS, SS, WD
Heath, Lantern Banksia - Banksia ericifolia  *, B, FS, D
Hop Bush - Dodonaea triquetra  SS, D
Kunzea - Kunzea ambigua  *, B, I, FS, SS, D
Large Leaf Bush Pea - Pultenaea daphnoides  *, I, SS, WD
Myrtle - Phebalium dentatum  *, B, I, SS, D
Narrow-leafed Geebung - Personia linearis  *, #, B, SS, A
NSW Christmas Bush - Ceratopetalum gummiferum  *, B, FS, SS, WD, D
Peach Flowered Tea-tree - Leptospermum squarrosum  *, B, I, FS, D
Paperbark Tea-tree - Leptospermum trinervium  *, I, SS, M
Pine-leaf Geebung - Persoonia pinifolia  *, #, B, SS, WD
Rusty Pomaderris - Pomaderris ferruginea  SS, WD
Sydney Golden Wattle - Acacia longifolia  *, B, I, FS, SS, WD
Sunshine Wattle - Acacia terminalis  *, B, I, FS, SS, WD
White Sallow Wattle - Acacia floribunda  *, B, I, FS, WD
White Spider Flower - Grevillea linearifolia  *, B, I, SS, D
Waratah  - Telopea speciosissima  *, B, SS, WD
Woody Pear - Xylomelum pyriforme  *, SS, S, WD

Small Shrubs up to 1.5m

Bearded Heath - Leucopogon ericoides  *, I, FS, WD
Bearded Heath - Leucopogon juniperinus  *, #, SS, WD
Broad Leaf Grass-tree - Xanthorrhoea arborea*, I, SS, WD
Carrot tops - Platysace linearifolia*, I, FS, SS, WD, D
Correa - Correa reflexa  *, I, SS, M
Crowea - Crowea saligna  *, I, SS, D
Dogwood - Cassinia aculeate  *, I, SS, WD
Eggs and Bacon - Dillwynia retorta  *, I, FS, WD
Fine Leaf Bush Pea - Pultenaea stipularis*, I, FS, WD
Grey Spider Flower - Grevillea buxifolia  *, I, FS, WD
Forest Grass Tree - Xanthorrhoea media  *, FS, SS, WD
Hairy Zeiria - Zieria pilosa  *, I, FS, SS, WD, D
Handsome Flat Pea - Platylobium formosum  *, I, SS, WD
Heath Myrtle - Baeckea linifolia  *, I, SS, S, WD, M
Long-leafed Wax Flower - Eriostemon myoporoides  *, I, FS, WD
Mauve Flax lily - Dianella revoluta *, I, FS, D
Mountain Devil - Lambertia formosa  *, I, FS, SS, D
Native Fuschia - Epacris longiflora  *, I, SS, WD
Pink Spider Flower - Grevillea sericea  *, I, B, FS, SS, WD
Prickly Moses Wattle - Acacia ulicifolia  *, I, FS, SS, D
River Rose - Bauera rubioides  *, I, SS, S, M
Rusty Petals - Lasiopetalum ferrugineum  *, I, SS, WD
Sandfly Ziera - Zieria smithii   *, SS, WD
Snow Wreath - Woolsia pungens  *, I, SS, S, M
Sweet Scented Wattle - Acacia suaveolens  *, I, FS, SS, WD, D
Wallum Heath - Epacris pulchella  *, I, FS, SS, WD, D
Wooly Xanthosia - Xanthosia pilosa  *, SS, D

Ground Covers

Australian Bluebell - Wahlenbergia gracilis  *, I, FS, A
Centella - Centella asiatica  SS, S, M
Commelina - Commelina cyanea  *, S, M
Crinkle Bush - Lomatia silaifolia  *, SS, D
Flannel Flower - Actinotus helianthi  *, I, FS, D, WD
Flax Lily - Dianella caerulea  *, I, FS, SS, S, WD
Germander Raspwort - Gonocarpus teucrioides   FS, SS, WD, D
Isolepis - Isolepis nodosa  FS, SS, S, M
Kidney Grass - Dichondra repens  S, M
Leafy Purple Flag - Patersonia glabrata  *, I, FS, SS, WD
Lesser Flannel Flower - Actinotus minor  *, FS, WD, D
Lomandra - Lomandra gracilis  FS, SS, WD, D
Lomandra - Lomandra multiflora  FS, SS, WD, D
Lomandra - Lomandra cylindrica  FS, SS, WD, D
Wattle Mat Rush - Lomandra filiformis  FS, SS, WD, D
Mat Rush - Lomandra longifolia  FS, SS, S, A
Fish Bones - Lomandra obliqua  FS, SS, WD, D
Pale Mat Rush - Lomandra glauca  FS, SS, WD, D
Native Geranium - Geranium homeanum  *, SS, S, M
Native Violet - Viola hederacea  *, SS, S, M
Penny Wort - Hydrocotyle peduncularis  SS, S, M
Rock Xanthosia - Xanthosia tridentata  *, SS, M, WD
Sedge - Juncus usitatus  FS, M
Sword-sedge - Lepidosperma laterale  FS, SS, WD, D
Yellow Rush-lily - Tricoryne simplex  *, I, FS, WD
White Root - Pratia purpurascens  *, SS, S, M

Grasses

Barbwire Grass - Cymbopogon refractus I, FS, SS, WD, D
Basket Grass - Oplismenus imbecillis  SS, S, WD, M
Entolasia - Entolasia marginata & stricta  SS, S, WD, D
Hedgehog Grass - Echinopogon caespitosus FS, SS, WD, D
Kangaroo Grass - Themeda australis  FS, SS, A
Plume Grass - Dichelachne micrantha & crinita  FS, SS, WD, D
Tussock Grass - Poa affinis  FS, SS, WD, D  
Weeping Grass - Microlaena stipoides  FS, SS, S, A
Wallaby Grass - Austrodanthonia tenuior   I, FS, S, SS, WD, D

Ferns

Bats Wing Fern - Histiopterus incisa  S, M
Christella - Christella dentata  S, M
Common Bracken Fern - Pteridium esculentum  SS, S, WD, M
Gristle Fern - Blechnum cartilagineum  SS, M
King Fern - Todea barbara  SS, M
Maidenhair Fern - Adiantum aethiopicum S, M
Necklace Fern - Aspelenium flabellifolium  S, M
Rasp Fern - Doodia caudata & aspera  S, M 
Tender Brake Fern - Pteris tremula  S, M, WD

Vines and Climbers

Apple Dumplings - Billardiera scandens  *, #, FS, SS, WD, D
Clematis - Clematis aristata *, SS, WD
Climbing Guinea Flower - Hibbertia scandens *, #, B, FS, SS, WD, D
Dusky Coral Pea - Kennedia rubicunda  *, FS, WD, D
Glycine - Glycine microphylla  *, S, M
Love Creeper - Glycine clandestina  *, S, M
Native Grape - Cissus hypoglauca  #, SS, S, M
Native Sarsparilla - Smilax glyciphylla  #, SS, WD, D
Purple Coral Pea Vine - Hardenbergia violacea  *, FS, WD, D
Scrambling Lily - Geitonoplesium cymosum  *, S, M
Stephania - Stephania japonica  #, S, M
Toothed Guinea Flower - Hibbertia dentata  *, SS, S, WD
Wonga Wonga Vine - Pandorea pandorana  *, FS, SS, S, A
Wombat Berry - Eustrephus latifolius  *, #, SS, S, WD, M

Rainforest

Cabbage Palm - Livistonia australis  #, S, M
Coachwood - Ceratopetalum apetalum  S, M
Lilypily - Acmena smithii  S, SS, W, M, WD
Muttonwood - Rapanea variabilis  S, M
Rough Treefern - Cyanthea australis  S, M
Yellow Pittosporum - Pittosporum revolutum  #, S, M