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Car-rang-gel Sanctuary
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Alphabetical list of some of the plants you see on North Head

Acacia longifolia
Acacia longifolia
Acacia longifolia

Sydney Golden Wattle
Boronia ledifolia
Boronia ledifolia
Boronia ledifolia

Sydney Boronia
Elaeocarpus reticulatus
Elaeocarpus reticulatus
Elaeocarpus reticulatus

Blueberry Ash
Hypolaena fastigiata
Hypolaena fastigiata
Hypolaena fastigiata

Tassel Rope Rush
Persoonia lanceolata
Persoonia lanceolata
Persoonia lanceolata

Lance-leaf Geebung
Acacia myrtifolia
Acacia myrtifolia
Acacia myrtifolia

Myrtle Wattle
  Boronia parviflora
Boronia parviflora

Boronia parviflora

Swamp Boronia

  Epacris longiflora
Epacris longiflora
Epacris longiflora

Fuschia Heath
  Imperata cylindrica
Imperata cylindrica
Imperata cylindrica

Blady Grass
  Philotheca buxifolia
Philotheca buxifolia
Philotheca buxifolia

Box-leaf Waxflower
Acacia suaveolens
Acacia suaveolens
Acacia suaveolens

Sweet Wattle
  Bossiaea ensata
Bossiaea ensata
Bossiaea ensata

Sword Bossiaea
  Epacris microphylla
Epacris microphylla
Epacris microphylla

Coral Heath
  Isopogon anethifolius
Isopogon anethifolius
Isopogon anethifolius

Narrow-leaf Drumsticks
  Philotheca salsolifolia
Philotheca salsolifolia
Philotheca salsolifolia

Philotheca

Acacia terminalis
Acacia terminalis
Acacia terminalis ssp terminalis

Sunshine Wattle
  Bossiaea heterophylla
Bossiaea heterophylla
Bossiaea heterophylla

Variable Bossiaea
  Epacris obtusifolia
Epacris obtusifolia
Epacris obtusifolia

Blunt-Leaf Heath
  Kennedia rubicunda
Kennedia rubicunda
Kennedia rubicunda

Dusky Coral Pea
  Phyllota phylicoides
Phyllota phylicoides
Phyllota phylicoides

Heath Phyllota
Acacia ulicifolia
Acacia ulicifolia
Acacia ulicifolia

Prickly Moses
Bossiaea scolopendria
Bossiaea scolopendria
Bossiaea scolopendria

Broom Bossiaea
Eragrostis brownii
Eragrostis brownii
Eragrostis brownii

Brown's Lovegrass
Kunzea ambigua
Kunzea ambigua
Kunzea ambigua

Tick Bush
Pimelea linifolia
Pimelea linifolia
Pimelea linifolia

Slender Rice Flower


Actinotus helianthi
Actinotus helianthi
Actinotus helianthi

Flannel Flower
Brachyloma daphnoides
Brachyloma daphnoides
Brachyloma daphnoides

Daphne Heath
Eriostemon australis
Eriostemon australis
Eriostemon australasius

Pink Wax Flower
Kunzea capitata
Kunzea capitata

Kunzea capitata

Pink Kunzea
Pittosporum undulatum
Pittosporum undulatum
Pittosporum undulatum

Mock Orange
Actinotus minor
Actinotus minor
Actinotus minor

Lesser Flannel Flower
  Calytrix tetragona
Calytrix tetragona
Calytrix tetragona

Fringe Myrtle
  Erythrorchis cassythoides
Erythrorchis cassythoides
Erythrorchis cassythoides

Climbing orchid
  Lambertia formosa
Lambertia formosa
Lambertia formosa

Mountain Devil
  Platysace lanceolata
Platysace lanceolata
Platysace lanceolata

Shrubby Platysace
Allocasuarina distyla
Allocasuarina distyla
Allocasuarina distyla

Scrub She Oak
Cassytha glabella
Cassytha glabella

Cassytha glabella

Slender Devil's Twine
Eucalyptus camfieldiiEucalyptus camfieldii Eucalyptus camfieldii

Heart-leafed Stringybark
Lepidosperma laterale
Lepidosperma laterale
Lepidosperma laterale

Variable Swordsedge
Pomax umbellata
Pomax umbellata
Pomax umbellata

Pomax
Amperea xiphoclada
Amperea xiphoclada
Amperea xiphoclada

Broom Spurge
  Cassytha pubescens
Cassytha pubescens
Cassytha pubescens

Devil's Twine
  Erythrorchis cassythoides
Gahnia sieberiana
Gahnia sieberiana

Red-fruited
Saw-edge
  Leptocarpus tenax
Leptocarpus tenax
Leptocarpus tenax

Slender Twine-rush
  Pteridium esculentum
Pteridium esculentum
Pteridium esculentum

Bracken fern
Angophora costata
Angophora costata
Angophora costata

Smooth Barked Apple
  Caustis pentandra
Caustis pentandra
Caustis pentandra

Thick Twist Rush
  Glochidion ferdinandi
Glochidion ferdinandi
Glochidion ferdinandi

Cheese Tree
  Leptospermum laevigatum
Leptospermum laevigatum
Leptospermum laevigatum

Coastal Tea Tree
  Restio fastigiatus
Restio fastigiatus
Restio fastigiatus

Tassel Rush
Angophora hispida
Angophora hispida
Angophora hispida

Dwarf Apple
  Commelina cyanea
Commelina cyanea
Commelina cyanea

Scurvy Weed
  Gonocarpus teucroides
Gonocarpus teucrioides
Gonocarpus teucrioides

Raspwort
  Leptospermum squarrosum
Leptospermum squarrosum
Leptospermum squarrosum

Pink Tea Tree
  Ricinocarpos pinifolius
Ricinocarpos pinifolius
Ricinocarpos pinifolius

Wedding Bush
Aotus ericoides
Aotus ericoides
Aotus ericoides

Common Aotus
 
Conospermum taxifoliumConospermum ellipticum

Conospermum ellipticum

Oval-leaf Smoke Bush
  Goodenia heterophylla
Goodenia heterophylla
Goodenia heterophylla

Variable-leafed Goodenia
  Leptospermum trinervium
Leptospermum trinervium

Leptospermum trinervium

Flaky-barked Tea Tree
   Schelhammera undulata
Schelhammera undulata
Schelhammera undulata

Lilac Lily
Astroloma humifusum
Astroloma humifusum
Astroloma humifusum

Cranberry Heath
 
Conospermum ellipticum
Conospermum taxifolium

Conospermum taxifolium

Variable Smoke Bush
  Grevillea buxifolia
Grevillea buxifolia
Grevillea buxifolia

Grey Spider Flower
  Leucopogon ericoides
Leucopogon ericoides
Leucopogon ericoides

Bearded Heath
  Schoenus ericetorum
Schoenus ericetorum
Schoenus ericetorum

Heath Bog Rush
Astroloma pinifolium
Astroloma pinifolium
Astroloma pinifolium

Pine Heath
  Correa alba
Correa alba

Correa alba

White Correa
  Grevillea sericea
Grevillea sericea
Grevillea sericea

Pink Spider Flower
  Leucopogon microphyllus
Leucopogon microphyllus
Leucopogon microphyllus

Hairy Beard-heath
  Sprengelia incarnata
Sprengelia incarnata
Sprengelia incarnata

Pink Swamp Heath
Baeckea imbricata
Baeckea imbricata
Baeckea imbricata

Heath Myrtle
  Correa reflexa
Correa reflexa
Correa reflexa

Native Fuschia
  Grevillea speciosa
Grevillea speciosa
Grevillea speciosa

Red Spider Flower
  Lomandra glauca
Lomandra glauca
Lomandra glauca

Pale Matt-rush
  Styphelia triflora
Styphelia triflora
Styphelia triflora

Pink Five Corners
Banksia aemula
Banksia aemula
Banksia aemula

Wallum Banksia
  Corymbia gummifera
Corymbia gummifera
Corymbia gummifera

Red Bloodwood
  Haemodorum planifolium
Haemodorum planifolium
Haemodorum planifolium

Blood Root
  Lomandra longifolia
Lomandra longifolia
Lomandra longifolia

Spiny-headed Matt-rush
  Styphelia tubiflora
Styphelia tubiflora
Styphelia tubiflora

Red Five Corners
Banksia ericifolia
Banksia ericifolia
Banksia ericifolia

Heath Banksia
  Crowea exalta
Crowea exalata
Crowea exalata

Small Crowea
  Hakea gibbosa
Hakea gibbosa
Hakea gibbosa

Needle Bush
  Melaleuca armillaris
Melaleuca armillaris
Melaleuca armillaris

Bracelet Honey Myrtle
  Themeda triandra
Themeda triandra
Themeda triandra

Kangaroo grass
Banksia integrifolia
Banksia integrifolia
Banksia integrifolia

Coast Banksia
  Dampiera stricta
Dampiera stricta
Dampiera stricta

Blue Dampiera
  Hakea teretifolia
Hakea teretifolia
Hakea teretifolia

Dagger Hakea
  Melaleuca nodosa
Melaleuca nodosa
Melaleuca nodosa

Prickly-leaved Paperbark
  Thysanotus juncifolius
Thysanotus juncifoliu
s
Thysanotus juncifolius

Fringe Lily
Banksia marginata
Banksia marginata
Banksia marginata

Silver Banksia
  Darwinia fascicularis
Darwinia fascicularis
Darwinia fascicularis

Clustered Scent Myrtle
  Hardenbergia violacae
Hardenbergia violacea
Hardenbergia violacea

Purple Coral Pea
  Melaleuca squamea
Melaleuca squamea
Melaleuca squamea

Swamp Honey Myrtle
  Thysanotus tuberosus
Thysanotus tuberosus
Thysanotus tuberosus

Common Fringe Lily
Banksia oblongifolia
Banksia oblongifolia
Banksia oblongifolia

Fern-leaved Banksia
  Dianella revoluta
Dianella revoluta
Dianella revoluta

Blue Flax Lily
  Hemigenia purpurea
Hemigenia purpurea
Hemigenia purpurea

Narrow-leafed Hemigenia
  Monotoca elliptica
Monotoca elliptica
Monotoca elliptica

Tree Broom Heath
  Woollsia pungens
Woollsia pungens
Woollsia pungens

Snow Wreath
Banksia serrata
Banksia serrata
Banksia serrata

Old Man Banksia
  Dichelachne crinita
Dichelachne crinita
Dichelachne crinita

Long-hair Plume Grass
  Hibbertia dentata
Hibbertia dentata
Hibbertia dentata

Trailing Guinea Flower
  Monotoca scoparia
Monotoca scoparia
Monotoca scoparia

Prickly Broom Heath
  Xanthorrhoea media
Xanthorrhoea media
Xanthorrhoea media

Grass Tree
Bauera rubioides
Bauera rubioides
Bauera rubioides

Dog Rose
  Dillwynia floribunda
Dillwynia floribunda
Dillwynia floribunda

Parrot-pea
  Hibbertia fasciculata
Hibbertia fasciculata
Hibbertia fasciculata

Bundled Guinea Flower
  Parsonsia straminea
Parsonsia straminea
Parsonsia straminea

Monkey Rope or

Common Silkpod
  Xanthorrhoea
Xanthorrhoea resinifera
Xanthorrhoea resinifera

Grass Tree
Billardiera scandens
Billardiera scandens
Billardiera scandens

Hairy Apple Berry
Dillwynia retorta
Dillwynia retorta
Dillwynia retorta

Eggs and Bacon
Hibbertia linearis
Hibbertia linearis
Hibbertia linearis

Showy Guinea Flower
Patersonia glabrata
Patersonia glabrata
Patersonia glabrata

Leafy Purple Flag
Xanthosia pilosa
Xanthosia pilosa
Xanthosia pilosa

Woolly Xanthosia
Blandfordia nobilis
Blandfordia nobilis
Blandfordia nobilis

Christmas Bells
  Drosera spathulata
Drosera spathulata
Drosera spathulata

Common Sundew
  Hibbertia scandens
Hibbertia scandens
Hibbertia scandens

Climbing Guinea Flower
  Patersonia sericea
Patersonia sericea
Patersonia sericea

Silky Purple Flag
  Zieria laevigata
Zieria laevigata
Zieria laevigata

Smooth Zieria

References used in the preparation of these pages include:

Books:

Native Plants of the Sydney District by Alan Fairley and Philip Moore, Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst, NSW, 1989
Field Guide to the Native Plants of Sydney by Les Robinson, Kangaroo Press, Pymble, NSW, 1991

and the following websites:
PlantNET - published by The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust
Australian Native Plant Society(Australia)
Friends of Lane Cove National Park

The photography in these pages is by volunteer members of North Head Sanctuary Foundation:

Geoff Lambert, Jenny Wilson, Katie Meyer, Peter Bennett and Judith Bennett


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