Plant List

The following plants have been recorded on the land previously occupied by the Army in the Light Horse Park and in the immediate vicinity (eg Seymour Bushland Park).

  • Red Stringybark (Eucalyptus macrorhyncha)
  • River Red Gum (E. Camaldulensis)
  • Grey Box (E. microcarpa)
  • Red Box (E. polyanthemos)
  • Red Ironbark (E. sideroxylon)
  • Black Wattle (Acacia meamsii)
  • Lightwood (A. implexa)
  • Blackwood (A. melanoxylon)
  • Silver Wattle (A. dealbata)
  • Golden Wattle (A. pycnantha)
  • Hedge Wattle (A. paradoxa)
  • Gold Dust Wattle (A. acinacea)
  • Ploughshare Wattle (A. gunnii),
  • Dooping Sheoke (Allocasuarina verticillata)
  • River Bottlebrush (Callistemon sieberi)
  • Native Cherry (Exocarpus cupressiformis)
  • Chinese Scrub (Cassinia arcuata)
  • Burgan (Kunzea ericoides)
  • Alpine Grevillea (Grevillea alpina)
  • Box Mistletoe (Amyema miquelii)
  • Austral Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoea australis)
  • Sweet Bursaria (Bursaria spinosa)
  • Goldfields Grevillea (Grevillea alpina)
  • Daphne Heath (Brachyloma daphnoides)
  • Austral Indigo (Indigophera australis)
  • Native mint bushes (Prostanthera species)
  • Native grasses (Themeda, Danthonia, Stipa and others)
  • Sundews (Drosera species)
  • Parrot peas (Dillwynia species)
  • Bitter peas (Daviesia species)
  • Everlastings (Helichrysum species)
  • Daisies (Brachyscome species)
  • Goodenia (Goodenia species)
  • Running Postman (Kennedia pro strata)
  • Guinea Flowers (Hibbertia species)
  • Common Buttercup (Ranunculus lappaceus)
  • Common Heath (Epacris impressa)
  • Rice Flower (Pimelea hurnilis)
  • Donkey Orchids (Diuris pardina, D. punctata, D. corymbosa)
  • Sun-orchids (Thelymitra camea, T. antennifera, T. nuda)
  • Nodding Greenhood (Pterostylis nutans)