Plant list

Below is a list of bushland plant species in Else-Mitchell Park.

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* Introduced native
Weed or non-Australian plant

 

Scientific Name

Common Name

Family

Introduced plantings

(assumed)
1Acacia elata*Cedar WattleMimosaceae
2Lophostemonconfertus*Brush BoxMyrtaceae
3Melaleuca sp*PaperbarkMyrtaceae
4Plectranthus parviflorus*Lamiaceae
5Toona ciliata*Red CedarMeliaceae
6Syzygium australe*Brush CherryMyrtaceae

Ferns

7Adiantum aethiopicum Common MaidenhairAdiantaceae
8Blechnum cartilagineumGristle FernBlechnaceae
9Blechnum nudumFishbone Water FernBlechnaceae
10Calochlaena dubia False Bracken FernDicksoniaceae
11Cyathea australisRough Tree FernCyatheaceae
12Doodia aspera Prickly Rasp FernBlechnaceae
13Lindsaea linearis Screw FernLindsaeaceae
14Lindsaea microphylla Lacy Wedge FernLindsaeaceae
15Pteridium esculentum Common Bracken FernDennstaedtiaceae

Gymnosperms

16Callitris sp.Cupressaceae

Angiosperms

Dicotyledons
Native Chickweed ??
17Acacia implexa Hickory WattleMimosaceae
18Acacia linifolia Flax WattleMimosaceae
19Acacia longifolia Sydney Golden WattleMimosaceae
20Acacia parramattensis Parramatta WattleMimosaceae
21Acacia ulicifoliaPrickly MosesMimosaceae
22Allocasuarina littoralisBlack She-OakCasuarinaceae
23Allocasuarina torulosa Forest OakCasuarinaceae
24Angophora costata Smooth barked appleMyrtaceae
25Billardiera scandensHairy Apple BerryPittosporaceae
26Bursaria spinosaBlackthornPittosporaceae
27Centella asiatica Penny Swamp Wort; Apiaceae
28Corymbia gummifera Red Bloodwood Myrtaceae
29Cryptandra amaraBitter CryptandraRhamnaceae
30Daviesia ulicifoliaGorse Bitter PeaFabaceae
31Desmodium rhytidophyllum Rusty Tick-foilFabaceae
32Dichondra repens Kidney WeedConvolvulaceae
33Dodonaea triquetra Common Hop BushSapindaceae
34Einadia hastata Berry SaltbushChenopodiaceae
35Elaeocarpus reticulatus Blueberry AshElaeocarpaceae
36Epacris pulchella“Beautiful” EpacrisEricaceae
37Epilobium billardierianurnOnagraceae
38Eucalyptus deanei Mountain Blue GumMyrtaceae
39Eucalyptus globoidea White StringybarkMyrtaceae
40Eucalyptus notabilis Mountain MahoganyMyrtaceae
41Eucalyptus punctata Grey GumMyrtaceae
42Geranium solanderiNative GeraniumGeraniaceae
43Glycine clandestina Twining GlycineFabaceae
44Glycine tabacinaFabaceae
45Gonocarpus tetragynusHaloragaceae
46Gonocarpus teucrioides RaspwortHaloragaceae
47Goodenia heterophyllaGoodeniaceae
48Hakea sericeaSilky NeedlebushProteaceae
49Hardenbergia violacea Purple Twining-peaFabaceae
50Hibbertia diffusaWedge Guinea FlowerDilleniaceae
51Hibbertia sp.Dilleniaceae
52Homalanthus populifoliusBleeding HeartEuphorbiaceae
53Hypericum gramineumSmall St John’s WortClusiaceae
54Indigofera australisNative IndigoFabaceae
55Kennedia rubicunda Dusky Coral PeaFabaceae
56Leptospermum polygalifolium Yellow Tea-treeMyrtaceae
57Leucopogon lanceolatus Lance-leaved Beard HeathEricaceae
58Lomatia silaifoliaCrinkle BushProteaceae
59Notelaea longifolia Large Mock OliveOleaceae
60Opercularia sp.StinkweedRubiaceae
61Ozothamnus diosmifolius White DogwoodAsteraceae
62Persoonia linearisNarrow-leaved GeebungProteaceae
63Phyllanthus hirtellus Thyme SpurgeEuphorbiaceae
64Pittosporum revolutumYellow PittosporumPittosporaceae
65Pittosporum undulatumSweet PittosporumPittosporaceae
66Podolobium ilicifolium Native HollyFabaceae
67Polyscias sambucifolius Elderberry PanaxAraliaceae
68Poranthera microphyllaEuphorbiaceae
69Pratia purpurascens Purple pratiaLobeliaceae
70Prostanthera sp. Mint bushLamiaceae
71Pseuderanthemum variabilePastel FlowerAcanthaceae
72Pultenaea scabraRough Bush-peaFabaceae
73Syncarpia glomulifera TurpentineMyrtaceae
74Trema tomentosa var. viridisNative PeachUlmaceae
75Tylophora barbataBearded TylophoraApocynaceae
76Veronica plebeia Creeping SpeedwellScrophulariaceae
77Viola betonicifolia Mountain VioletViolaceae
78Viola hederacea Ivy-leaved VioletViolaceae
79Zieria smithii Sandfly ZieriaRutaceae
Dicot Weeds
80Cirsium vulgareSpear ThistleAsteraceae
81Foeniculun vulgare FennelApiaceae
82Hypochaeris radicata Cats-earAsteraceae
83Jacaranda mimosifoliaJacarandaBignoniaceae
84Ligistrum lucidumLarge-leaf PrivetOleaceae
85Ligustrum sinense Small-leaf PrivetOleaceae
86Lonicera japonica Japanese HoneysuckleCaprifoliaceae
87Plantago lanceolataPlantain; Lamb’s TonguePlantaginaceae
88Potentilla indicaIndian StrawberryRosaceae
89Prunella vulgaris Self-healLamiaceae
90Rubus ulmifoliusBlackberryRosaceae
91Rumex crispusCurled DockPolygonaceae
92Salix babylonicaWeeping WillowSalicaceae
93Solanum mauritianumWild Tobacco BushSolanaceae
94Sonchus asperPrickly SowthistleAsteraceae
95Verbena bonariensisPurple TopVerbenaceae
96Viola odorataSweet VioletViolaceae
Native Grasses
97Aristida vagansThree-awn SpeargrassPoaceae
98Austrodanthonia sp.Wallaby Grass Poaceae
99Austrostipa rudis ssp. nervosaPoaceae
100Dichelachne raraPoaceae
101Digitaria sp.Poaceae
102Echinopogon caespitosusBushy Hedgehog-grassPoaceae
103Entolasia marginataBordered PanicPoaceae
104Entolasia strictaWiry PanicPoaceae
105Imperata cylindricaBlady GrassPoaceae
106Microlaena stipoidesWeeping Meadow GrassPoaceae
107Oplismenus sp.Basket GrassPoaceae
108Themeda australisKangaroo GrassPoaceae
Introduced Grasses
109Anthoxanthum odoratumSweet Vernal GrassPoaceae
110Avena fatuaWild OatsPoaceae
111Axonopus fissifoliusNarrow-leafed Carpet GrassPoaceae
112Bromus catharticusPrairie GrassPoaceae
113Eragrostis curvulaAfrican LovegrassPoaceae
114Ehrharta erectaPanic VeldtgrassPoaceae
115Lolium perennePerennial RyegrassPoaceae
116Paspalum dilatatumPaspalumPoaceae
117Pennisetum clandestinumKikuyu GrassPoaceae
118Setaria gracilisSlender Pigeon GrassPoaceae
Other Monocotyledons
119Carex appressaTall SedgeCyperaceae
120Carex longebrachiataDrooping SedgeCyperaceae
121Carex sp.(near creek)Cyperaceae
122Cryptostylis sp.Tongue OrchidOrchidaceae
123Dianella caerulea var. productaBlue Flax-lilyPhormiaceae
124Dianella revoluteBlue Flax-lilyPhormiaceae
125Eustrephus latifolius Wombat BerryLuzuriagaceae
126Juncus usitatus Common RushJuncaceae
127Lepidosperma lateraleCyperaceae
128Lomandra filiformisWattle Mat-rushLomandraceae
129Lomandra gracilisLomandraceae
130Lomandra longifoliaSpiny-headed Mat-rushLomandraceae
131Pterostylis sp.Greenhood OrchidOrchidaceae
132Schoenus melanostachys Black Bog-rushCyperaceae
Other Monocot Weeds
133Asparagus aethiopicus Asparagus ‘Fern’Asparagaceae
134Crocosmia x crocosmiifloraMontbretia Iridaceae
135Tradescantia fluminensisTradCommelinaceae

Note that family Fabaceae is also known as Fabaceae-Faboideae; and Mimosaceae as Fabaceae-Mimosoideae.

Updated in 2007 from Blue Mountains City Council 1995, Else-Mitchell Park Plan of Management, by Margaret Baker, TAFE, Wentworth Falls.