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Southern Riverina species list

Zone Southern Riverina
Profile Plains, Creeklines & Wetlands.
Landform Plains < 600mm rainfall, brown cracking clays
Geology Heavy clays prone to cracking and forming mounds.
EVC Plains Woodland/ Herb-rich Gilgai Wetland Mosaic
Description Open woodland on poorly drained heavy clays forming distinctive gilgais. Grey Box dominated overstorey with a diverse ground layer of grasses and herbs, and a sparse shrub layer.
Examples Baines Ln between Centre and Roes Rd, Reef Hills State Park; Bushland Reserve, Fishers Ln, Baddaginnie; roadside along Walshs Rd west of Euroa Shepparton Rd; parts of Balmattum Bushland Reserve, Old Euroa Rd, Balmattum;

This plant (species) list has been compiled after extensive literature searches, ground truthing and collaboration with local botanical experts.

Plants appearing in the Standard Revegetation List are hardy and robust species that are strong competitors that will provide structure to a site. Species listed are commonly available at indigenous nurseries, however ordering early is recommended.

Plants appearing in the Enhanced Revegetation List are species that will provide diversity to a site and provide a missing layer, eg. small shrub and ground layer. Many of these species may be outcompeted in weedy sites therefore good weed management is essential. Species listed may not be commonly available from indigenous nurseries and may require advanced orders up to 18 months.

Plants appearing in the EVC Species List are a general representation of what species may be found within that EVC for that zone. Many species listed may not be available from indigenous nurseries.

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Trees > 5m

Species Name Common Name Life
Form
Notes
Allocasuarina luehmannii Buloke T ❖,❋
Eucalyptus albens White Box T E
Eucalyptus camaldulensis River Red-gum T  
Eucalyptus microcarpa Grey Box T  

Shrubs

Species Name Common Name Life
Form
Notes
Acacia acinacea Gold-dust Wattle MS  
Acacia paradoxa Hedge Wattle MS E

Groundcovers

Species Name Common Name Life
Form
Notes

Footnotes

^ Species from extended list. These may not be commonly available at nurseries.
Rare or threatened species
Listed FFG Act
💧 Wetter sites/depressions
N Northern part of zone
E Eastern part of zone
W Western part of zone

Life Forms

LH Large Herb MS Medium Shrub SH Small Herb
LTG Large Tufted Graminoid MTG Medium Tufted Graminoid SS Small Shrub
MH Medium Herb PS Prostrate Shrub T Tree
MNG Medium Non-tufted Graminoid SC Scramble/Climber

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