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Beaumaris Conservation Society Inc.

 
Photographs of Plants Indigenous to Beaumaris

(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 are shown in the table below. Trees are shown in bold type. See also Beaumaris foreshore list.

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

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 the
Beaumaris
foreshore

Austral Stork's Bill

Pelargonium australe

 0.4

 

Beaded Glasswort

Sarcocornia quinqueflora

Prostrate

YES

Boobialla

Myoporum insulare

 6.0

YES

Black-anther Flax Lily

Dianella revoluta

 0.5

YES

Black She-oak

Allocasuarina littoralis

10.0

 

Black Wattle

Acacia mearnsii

 7.0

YES

Blackwood

Acacia melanoxylon

 8.0

 

Blue Tussock Grass

Poa poiformus

 1.0

YES

Bundled Guinea-flower

Hibbertia prostrata

 0.5

 

Chocolate Lily

Arthropodium strictum

 0.6

 

Cherry Ballart

Exocarpus cupressiformis

6.0

YES

Coastal Banksia

Banksia integrifolia

13.0

YES

Coast Beard Heath

Leucopogon parviflorus

3.0

YES

Coast  Correa

Correa alba

 1.0

YES

Coast Daisy-bush

Olearia axillaris

1.8

YES

Coast Saltbush

Atriplex cinerea

1.5

YES

Coast Sword-sedge

Lepidosperma gladiatum

0.5

YES

Coast Tea-tree

Leptospermum lævigatum

 5.0

YES

Coast Wattle

Acacia sophoræ

 6.0

YES

Common Correa

Correa reflexa

1.0

 

Common Flat-pea

Platylobium obtusangulum

 0.3

 

Common Heath

Epacris impressa

 1.0

 

Cushion Bush

Leucophyta brownii

 1.0

YES

Drooping She-oak

Allocasuarina verticillata

 7.0

YES

Dwarf She-oak

Allocasuarina pusilla

 2.0

 

Erect Guinea-flower

Hibbertia stricta

 0.6

 

Golden Spray

Viminaria juncea

 4.5

 

Hairy Spinifex

Spinifex hirsutis

Ground

YES

Hedge Wattle

Acacia paradoxa

3.5

 

Hop Goodenia

Goodenia ovata

1.0

YES

Ivy-leaf Violet

Viola hederacea

Tiny

 

Kangaroo Apple

Solanum laciniatum

1.8

YES

Kangaroo Grass

Themeda triandra

 1.0

 

Kidney Weed

Dichondra repens

Ground

YES

Knobby Club-rush

Ficinia nodosa

 1.0

 

Manna Gum

Eucalyptus pryoriana

10.0

YES

Narrow-leaf Peppermint

Eucalyptus radiata

15.0

 

New Zealand Spinach

Tetragonia tetragonioides

Climber

YES

Prickly Spear-grass

Austrostipa stipoides

1.0

YES

Prickly Tea-tree

Leptospermum continentale

 3.0

 

River Red Gum

Eucalyptus camaldulensis

24.0

 

Seaberry Saltbush

Rhagodia candolleana

Scrambling

YES

Silky Tea-tree

Leptospermum myrsinoides

 2.0

 

Silver Banksia

Banksia marginata

4.5

 

Swamp Gum

Eucalyptus ovata

12.0

 

Sweet Bursaria

Bursaria spinosa

 6.5

YES

Sweet Scented Wattle

Acacia suaveolens

 2.0

 

Tussock Grass

Poa labillardieri

 1.0

 

Twiggy Daisy-bush

Olearia ramulosa

1.5

 

Wallaby Grass

Danthonia sp.

 0.4

 

Weeping Grass

Microlæna stipoides

 0.5

 

 

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