Victorian Riverina species list

ZoneVictorian Riverina
ProfileRivers & Floodplains
LandformBanks and Floodplains of Goulburn and Broken Rivers
GeologyAlluvial, fertile sandy clay loam soil.
EVCFloodplain Riparian Woodland
DescriptionRiver Red Gum woodland along the regularly flooding terrace of large, slow moving rivers. Consists of a tall shrub layer with a ground layer of aquatic herbs and tufted grasses.
ExamplesHughes Ck, Stewart Park, Avenel.

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 NameCommon NameLife
Acacia dealbataSilver WattleT
Acacia implexaLightwoodT
Eucalyptus camaldulensisRiver Red-gumT
Eucalyptus melliodoraYellow BoxT


Species NameCommon NameLife
Callistemon sieberiRiver BottlebrushMS💧
Leptospermum continentalePrickly Tea-treeMS
Leptospermum obovatumRiver Tea-treeMS💧
Melaleuca parvistamineaRough-barked Honey-myrtleMS💧


Species NameCommon NameLife


^Species from extended list. These may not be commonly available at nurseries.
💧Wetter sites/depressions
Dry banks only

Life Forms

GFGround FernMHMedium HerbSCScramble/Climber
LHLarge HerbMNGMedium Non-tufted GraminoidSHSmall Herb
LNGLarge Non-tufted GraminoidMSMedium ShrubSSSmall Shrub
LTGLarge Tufted GraminoidMTGMedium Tufted GraminoidTTree
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