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Photographs of Plants Indigenous to Land around Eastern Port Phillip

 

(reproduced from publications of Frankston City Council, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council,

Melbourne Water & former City of Sandringham)

 

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Species indigenous to Beaumaris and the Mornington Peninsula respectively are shown in the columns below. Trees are shown in bold type.

Shading shows the 12 indigenous species in Schedule 3 to the Vegetation Protection Overlay of the Bayside Planning Scheme, for Beaumaris and Black Rock.

Areas similar to these on the eastern side of Port Phillip have similar species indigenous to their area. See Beaumaris foreshore list.

Many of the plants below can be bought at the Bayside Community Plant Nursery, Reserve Road, Cheltenham.

 

Common Name of Plant

Botanical Name

Height (m)

Whether Plant is Indigenous to:

 

 

 

Beaumaris

Mornington
Peninsula

Beaumaris
Foreshore

Austral Stork's Bill

Pelargonium australe

 0.4

YES

YES

 

Beaded Glasswort

Sarcocornia quinqueflora

Prostrate

YES

YES

YES

Boobialla

Myoporum insulare

 6.0

YES

YES

YES

Black-anther Flax Lily

Dianella revoluta

 0.5

YES

YES

YES

Black She-oak

Allocasuarina littoralis

10.0

YES

YES

 

Black Wattle

Acacia mearnsii

 7.0

YES

YES

YES

Blackwood

Acacia melanoxylon

 8.0

YES

YES

 

Blue Tussock Grass

Poa poiformus

 1.0

YES

YES

YES

Bulbine Lily

Bulbine bulbosa

 0.4

 

YES

 

Bundled Guinea-flower

Hibbertia prostrata

 0.5

YES

YES

 

Chocolate Lily

Arthropodium strictum

 0.6

YES

YES

 

Cherry Ballart

Exocarpus cupressiformis

6.0

YES

YES

YES

Coastal Banksia

Banksia integrifolia

13.0

YES

YES

YES

Coast Beard Heath

Leucopogon parviflorus

3.0

YES

YES

YES

Coast  Correa

Correa alba

 1.0

YES

YES

YES

Coast Daisy-bush

Olearia axillaris

1.8

YES

YES

YES

Coast Saltbush

Atriplex cinerea

1.5

YES

YES

YES

Coast Sword-sedge

Lepidosperma gladiatum

0.5

YES

YES

YES

Coast Tea-tree

Leptospermum lævigatum

 5.0

YES

YES

YES

Coast Wattle

Acacia sophoræ

 6.0

YES

YES

YES

Common Correa

Correa reflexa

1.0

YES

YES

 

Common Flat-pea

Platylobium obtusangulum

 0.3

YES

YES

 

Common Heath

Epacris impressa

 1.0

YES

YES

 

Cushion Bush

Leucophyta brownii

 1.0

YES

YES

YES

Drooping She-oak

Allocasuarina verticillata

 7.0

YES

YES

YES

Dwarf She-oak

Allocasuarina pusilla

 2.0

YES

YES

 

Erect Guinea-flower

Hibbertia stricta

 0.6

YES

YES

 

Golden Spray

Viminaria juncea

 4.5

YES

YES

 

Goodia lotifolia

Goodia lotifolia

 3.0

 

YES

 

Hairy Spinifex

Spinifex hirsutis

Ground

YES

YES

YES

Hedge Wattle

Acacia paradoxa

3.5

YES

YES

 

Hop Bitter-pea

Daviesia latifolia

 2.0

 

YES

 

Hop Goodenia

Goodenia ovata

1.0

YES

YES

YES

Ivy-leaf Violet

Viola hederacea

Tiny

YES

YES

 

Kangaroo Apple

Solanum laciniatum

1.8

YES

YES

YES

Kangaroo Grass

Themeda triandra

 1.0

YES

YES

 

Kidney Weed

Dichondra repens

Ground

YES

YES

YES

Knobby Club-rush

Ficinia nodosa

 1.0

YES

YES

 

Manna Gum

Eucalyptus pryoriana

10.0

YES

YES

YES

Moonah

Melaleuca pubescens

 5.0

 

YES

 

Narrow-leaf Peppermint

Eucalyptus radiata

15.0

YES

YES

 

New Zealand Spinach

Tetragonia tetragonioides

Climber

YES

YES

YES

Prickly Spear-grass

Austrostipa stipoides

1.0

YES

YES

YES

Prickly Tea-tree

Leptospermum continentale

 3.0

YES

YES

 

River Red Gum

Eucalyptus camaldulensis

24.0

YES

YES

 

Seaberry Saltbush

Rhagodia candolleana

Scrambling

YES

YES

YES

Silky Tea-tree

Leptospermum myrsinoides

 2.0

YES

YES

 

Silver Banksia

Banksia marginata

4.5

YES

YES

 

Swamp Gum

Eucalyptus ovata

12.0

YES

YES

 

Sweet Bursaria

Bursaria spinosa

 6.5

YES

YES

YES

Sweet Scented Wattle

Acacia suaveolens

 2.0

YES

YES

 

Tussock Grass

Poa labillardieri

 1.0

YES

YES

 

Twiggy Daisy-bush

Olearia ramulosa

1.5

YES

YES

 

Wallaby Grass

Danthonia sp.

 0.4

YES

YES

 

Weeping Grass

Microlæna stipoides

 0.5

YES

YES

 

 

 

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