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Wild Plant "Hot Spots": Alligator Ck | Town Common and Bald Rock |
Mt. Stuart summit | Paluma "H Trail" | Running River | Quarantine Station | Rangeview Ranch | Saunder's Beach closed forest

 

Lists of plant species at "Bald Rock, Town Common Hot Spots": bird hide turnoff on Bald Rock walking track | walking track at Bald Rock | Town Common main bird hide carpark

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Site is centred on the main birdhide carpark

 

Townsville Region Plant Hot Spots: by Russell Cumming and Doug Silke, copyright 17/4/99

 DryT = Townsend 1997 "Plants of the Dry Tropics"; MagIs = Jackes 1987 "Plants of Magnetic Island" PRnF = Jackes 1991 "Plants of the Tropical Rainforest"

This site includes all inside the tracks that encircle the carpark: above tracks to the main bird hide; below to Jacuna bird hide;ã C. Nolan Silke

Flowering Plants

Anacardiaceae
Pleiogynium timorense Burdekin Plum VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Tulip Plum: DryT pg 79: MagIs pg 80; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Asteraceae
*Conyza canadensis? Canadian Fleabane
*Emilia sonchifolia Emilia
Red Tassel Flower; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, MtStu
*Tridax procumbens Tridax Daisy
herb; Tridax: MagIs pg 56; see species at: BaldRk, MtStu
Burseraceae
Canarium australianum Mango Bark VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tree; Brown Cudgerie, Melville Island White Beech, Scrub Turpentine: DryT pg 28: MagIs pg 78: PRnF pg 71; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Combretaceae
Terminalia muelleri Mueller's Damson
small tree: MagIs pg 118; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, SndrsBch
Convolvulaceae
*Argyreia nervosa
see species at: BaldRk
Cucurbitaceae
Mukia maderaspatana
trailing plant; see species at: BaldRk
Euphorbiaceae
*Chamaesyce hirta Asthma Plant
: MagIs pg 46 as Euphorbia hirta; see species at: BaldRk
Fabaceae
Aphyllodium biarticulatum Thick Trefoil
: MagIs pg 72 as Dicerma biarticulatum; see species at: BaldRk
Cajanus confertiflorus
small shrub; see species at: BaldRk, MtStu
*Crotalaria goreensis Gambia Pea
small shrub; see species at: BaldRk
*Crotalaria pallida Streaked Rattlepod
med. shrub - woody: MagIs pg 68; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Desmodium biarticulatum now is Aphyllodium biarticulatum
Dicerma biarticulatum now is Aphyllodium biarticulatum
Fabaceae
Glycine tomentella Rusty Glycine
climber; Wooly Glycine: MagIs pg 32; see species at: BaldRk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Indigofera colutea Rusty Indigo
Sticky Indigo; see species at: BaldRk
Lamiaceae
*Hyptis suaveolens Hyptis
: MagIs pg 52; see species at: BaldRk, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Lecythidaceae
Planchonia careya Cocky Apple VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Billy Goat Plum, Native Pear: DryT pg 78: MagIs pg 120: PRnF pg 75; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Loranthaceae
Lysiana subfalcata
mistletoe; see species at: BaldRk
Malvaceae
Hibiscus tiliaceus Coast Cottonwood
tall shrub/small tree; Beach Hibiscus, Cotton Tree, Cottonwood: DryT pg 118: MagIs pg 128; see species at: BaldRk
Sida cordifolia Flannel Weed
subshrub: MagIs pg 82; see species at: BaldRk, SndrsBch
Meliaceae
Melia azedarach White Cedar
small tree; Cape Lilac, China Berry, Persian Lilac: MagIs pg 80: PRnF pg 71; see species at: BaldRk, AlligCk
Menispermaceae
Stephania japonica Snake Vine VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
climber; Tape Vine: MagIs pg 40 as Stephania japonica var. timorensis: PRnF pg 28; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaRnF, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Mimosaceae
Acacia crassicarpa Beach Wattle
med. tree; Northern Wattle: DryT pg 13: MagIs pg 104; see species at: BaldRk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Moraceae
Ficus opposita Sandpaper Fig VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree: DryT pg 57: MagIs pg 46; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Myrtaceae
Corymbia tessellaris see alternative name Eucalyptus tessellaris
Eucalyptus tessellaris Moreton Bay Ash VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Carabeen, Stocking Gum: DryT pg 40 as Corymbia tessellaris: MagIs pg 96; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Melaleuca viridiflora Broad-leaved Teatree VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Broad-leaf Paperbark: DryT pg 71: MagIs pg 100; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, MtStu
Passifloraceae
*Passiflora foetida Mossy Passion Flower
climber; Stinking Passion Flower: MagIs pg 42; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Poaceae
Cymbopogon bombycinus Citronella Grass
grass; Silky Oilgrass; see species at: BaldRk, PalumaW
Cymbopogon sp. (indet.)
grass; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Heteropogon contortus Black Spear Grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
grass; Bunch Speargrass: MagIs pg 24; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Heteropogon triticeus Giant Spear Grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
grass: MagIs pg 24; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
*Melinis repens Red Natale Grass
grass: MagIs pg 20 as Rhynchelytrum repens; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
*Panicum maximum Guinea Grass
grass: MagIs pg 26; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
Rhamnaceae
Alphitonia excelsa Red Ash VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Red Almond, Sarsparilla, Soap Tree: DryT pg 23: MagIs pg 116: PRnF pg 31&75; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Rhamnaceae
Colubrina asiatica Beach Berry Bush
med. shrub - woody: MagIs pg 114; see species at: BaldRk
*Ziziphus mauritiana Chinee Apple
tree; Indian Jujube; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Rubiaceae
Nauclea orientalis Leichhardt Tree
med. tree; Cheesewood: MagIs pg 56; see species at: BaldRk, AlligCk
*Richardia brasiliensis White Eye
Mexican Clover: MagIs pg 54: PRnF pg 32; see species at: BaldRk
Rutaceae
Geijera latifolia now is Geijera salicifolia var. latifolia
an illegal name, actually the subspecies has also been incorporated within Geijera salicifolia
Geijera salicifolia var. latifolia Scrub Wilga VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Green Satinheart, Greenheart: MagIs pg 102; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Sapindaceae
Alectryon connatus VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Cupaniopsis anacardioides Tuckeroo VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Beach Tamarind: DryT pg 41: MagIs pg 76; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Sterculiaceae
Sterculia quadrifida Peanut Tree
med. tree; Red-fruit Kurrajong: DryT pg 83: MagIs pg 128; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, SndrsBch
Waltheria indica
: MagIs pg 84; see species at: BaldRk
Ulmaceae
Trema tomentosa
tall shrub/small tree; Poison Peach: MagIs pg 114 as Trema aspera; see species at: BaldRk, PalumaRnF, MtStu
Verbenaceae
Clerodendrum floribundum Lolly Bush VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tall shrub; Thurkoo: DryT pg 34: MagIs pg 62; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
*Lantana camara Common Lantana
: MagIs pg 62: PRnF pg 35; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaRnF, AlligCk, MtStu
*Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Snake Weed
herb; Light Blue Snakeweed: MagIs pg 52; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Zygophyllaceae
Tribulus terrestris? Goats Head Burr
Bindii, Caltrop, Puncture Vine: MagIs pg 50; see species at: BaldRk, SndrsBch

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