Native Plant List Port Jackson 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
Grey Gum - Eucalyptus punctata  *, B, FS, WD, D
Red Bloodwood - Corymbia gummifera  *, B, FS, SS, WD, D
Red Mahogany - Eucalyptus resinifera  *, B, SS, M
Southern Mahogany - Eucalyptus botryoides  *, B, FS, WD, D
Sydney Blue Gum - Eucalyptus saligna  *, B, FS, SS, M
Turpentine - Syncarpia glomulifera  *, B, SS, S, M, WD

Medium Sized Trees up to 15m

Broad-leafed Paperbark - Melaleuca quinquenervia   *, B, FS, SS, D
Coastal Myall Wattle - Acacia binervia  *, B, I, FS, WD
Prickly-leafed Paperbark - Melaleuca styphelioides  *, B, SS, M
Scribbly Gum - Eucalyptus haemastoma  *, B, FS, D
Swamp She Oak - Casuarina glauca  B, SS, M
Sydney Green Wattle - Acacia decurrens  *, B, I, SS, WD
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
Bracelet Honey Myrtle - Melaleuca armillaris  *, B, FS, WD
Blueberry Ash - Elaeocarpus reticulatus  *, B, SS, A
Coastal Banksia - Banksia integrifolia  *, B, FS, D, A
Dwarf Apple - Angophora hispida  *, B, I, FS, WD
Forest Oak - Allocasuarina torulosa  B, SS, WD
Native Peach - Trema aspera  #, SS, S, M
Old Man Banksia - Banksia serrata  *, B, FS, D
Port Jackson Cypress - Callitris rhomboidea  #, SS, D
Silver Banksia - Banksia marginata  *, B, FS, SS, D
Sydney Green Wattle - Acacia parramattensis  *, B, I FS, D
Water Gum - Tristaniopsis laurina  *, B, S, M

Shrubs up to 2 - 4m

Broad-leafed Hakea - Hakea dactyloides  *, B, FS, SS, D
Broad Leaf Geebung - Persoonia levis  *, #, B, SS, FS, WD, D
Broad Leaf Grass-tree - Xanthorrhoea arborea  *, I, SS, WD
Breynia - Breynia oblongifolia  #, B, SS, S, M
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
Heath, Lantern Banksia - Banksia ericifolia  *, B, FS, D
Hop Bush - Dodonaea triquetra  SS, D
Hickory Wattle - Acacia implexa  *, B, I, SS, WD
Kangaroo Apple - Solanum aviculare  #, FS, SS, WD
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 Leaf Bottlebrush - Callistemon linearis  *, B, I, FS, M
Narrow-leafed Geebung - Personia linearis  *, #, B, SS, A
NSW Christmas Bush - Ceratopetalum gummiferum  *, B, FS, SS, WD, D
Native Broom - Viminaria juncea  *, I, FS, SS, M
Native Rosella - Hibiscus heterphyllus  *, I, SS, WD
Peach Flowered Tea-tree - Leptospermum squarrosum  *, B, I, FS, D
Paperbark Tea-tree - Leptospermum trinervium  *, I, SS, M
Pomaderris - Pomaderris intermedia  SS, WD
Red Spider Flower - Grevillea speciosa  *, B, I, FS, D
Rusty Pomaderris - Pomaderris ferruginea  SS, WD
Scrub She Oak - Allocasuarina distyla  B, FS, D
Sydney Golden Wattle - Acacia longifolia  *, B, I, FS, SS, WD
Tree-broom Heath - Monotoca elliptica  *, #, B, SS, D
Waratah - Telopea speciosissima  *, B, SS, WD
Willow Bottlebrush - Callistemon salignus  *, B, I, SS, M
White Sallow Wattle - Acacia floribunda  *, B, I, FS, WD
White Spider Flower - Grevillea linearifolia  *, B, I, SS, D

Small Shrubs up to 1.5m

Angular Zieria - Zieira laevigata  *, I, FS, D
Bearded Heath - Leucopogon juniperinus  *, #, SS, WD
Carrot tops - Platysace linearifolia*, I, FS, SS, WD, D
Correa - Correa reflexa  *, I, SS, M
Crowea - Crowea saligna  *, I, SS, D
Coastal Rosemary - Westringia fruiticosa  *, I, FS, D
Coast Beard Heath - Leucopogon parviflorius  *, #, I, FS, SS, D
Crinkle Bush - Lomatia silaifolia  *, SS, D
Dagger Hakea - Hakea teretifolia  *, B, I, FS, A
Darwinia - Darwinia fascicularis   *, B, I, FS, WD
Dogwood - Cassinia aculeata  *, I, SS, WD
Eggs and Bacon - Dillwynia retorta  *, I, FS, WD
Handsome Flat Pea - Platylobium formosum  *, I, SS, WD
Long-leafed Wax Flower - Eriostemon myoporoides  *, I, FS, SS, WD
Mountain Devil - Lambertia formosa  *, I, FS, SS, D, WD
Native Fuschia - Epacris longiflora *, I, SS, WD
Native Parsnip - Platysace lanceolata  *, I, SS, WD
Prickly Moses Wattle - Acacia ulicifolia  *, I, FS, SS, D
Plum Pine - Podocarpus spinulosus   #, B, S, WD
River Rose - Bauera rubioides  *, I, SS, S, M
Rusty Petals - Lasiopetalum ferrugineum  *, I, SS, WD
Sandfly Ziera - Zieria smithii  *, SS, WD
Slender Rice Flower - Pimelea linifolia  *, I, FS, WD, D
Snow Wreath - Woolsia pungens  *, I, SS, S, M
Sunshine Wattle - Acacia terminalis  *, B, I, FS, SS, WD
Sweet Scented Wattle - Acacia suaveolens  *, I, FS, SS, WD, D
Sword Grass - Gahnia sp  FS, SS, M
Wooly Xanthosia - Xanthosia pilosa  *, SS, D

Ground Covers

Australian Bluebell - Wahlenbergia gracilis  *, I, FS, A
Centella - Centella asiatica  SS, S, M
Cockspur Flower - Plectranthus parviflorus  *, SS, WD, M
Commelina - Commelina cyanea  *, S, M 
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
Lomandra - Lomandra multiflora  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
Native Geranium - Geranium homeanum  *, SS, S, M
Native Violet - Viola hederacea  *, SS, S, M
Native Yam - Trachymene incisa  *, FS, SS, WD
Penny Wort - Hydrocotyle peduncularis  SS, S, M
Sedge - Juncus usitatus  FS, M, M
Sword-sedge - Lepidosperma laterale  FS, SS, WD, D
White Root - Pratia purpurascens  *, SS, S, M

Grasses

Barbwire Grass - Cymbopogon refractusI, 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
Burrawang, Cycad - Macrozamia communis  SS, WD, D
Coral Fern - Gleichenia rupestris  S, M
Common Bracken Fern - Pteridium esculentum  SS, S, WD, M
Christella - Christella dentata  S, M
Maidenhair Fern - Adiantum aethiopicum S, M
Necklace Fern - Flabellifolium Sp.  S, M
Rasp Fern - Doodia asperaS, M
Rough Maiden Hair Fern - Adiantum hispidulum S, M
Soft Bracken Fern - Calochlaena dubia S, M, WD
Umbrella Fern - Sticherus flabellatus  S, M

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
Love Creeper - Glycine clandestina  *, SS, 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
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