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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 "Running River Hot Spots": SW of track/creek junction | 150m down creek | 200m E of ck/track junction |

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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"

Above: from creek/track junction towards site

Flowering Plants

Apiaceae
Platysace valida
: PRnF pg 75; see species at: PalumaW
Asteraceae
Pterocaulon serrulatum Ragweed
herb: MagIs pg 86; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW
Vernonia cinerea Vernonia
shrub: MagIs pg 92; see species at: BaldRk, PalumaW, MtStu
Casuarinaceae
Allocasuarina inophloia Stringybark Sheoak
small tree; Threadybark Sheoak: PRnF pg 69 as Casuarina inophloia; see species at: PalumaW
Casuarina inophloia now is Allocasuarina inophloia
Cyperaceae
Schoenus kennyi
sedge; see species at: PalumaW
Schoenus sparteus
Euphorbiaceae
Petalostigma pubescens Quinine Bush
tall shrub: DryT pg 77: MagIs pg 130: PRnF pg 75; see species at: PalumaW
Phyllanthus hebecarpus
see species at: PalumaW
Poranthera microphylla Small-leaf Poranthera
subshrub; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Fabaceae
Brachysema oxyloboides now is Leptosema oxylobioides
Crotalaria brevis? Rattlepod (genus name) VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
see species at: BaldRk, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Gastrolobium grandiflorum Poison Pea
med. shrub - woody; Heart-leaf Poison, Wallflower Poison: DryT pg 110: PRnF pg 75; see species at: PalumaW
Gompholobium nitidum
: PRnF pg 71; see species at: PalumaW
Hovea longifolia complex Long Leaf Hovea
Rusty Pods; see species at: PalumaW
Jacksonia thesioides Broombush
med. shrub - woody: PRnF pg 69; see species at: PalumaW
Leptosema oxylobioides
subshrub: DryT pg 164: PRnF pg 69; see species at: PalumaW
Liliaceae
Tricoryne anceps?
subshrub; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Malvaceae
Hibiscus sp. (Paluma Granite rusty pubescent Silko 2113)
see species at: PalumaW
Mimosaceae
Acacia aulacocarpa var. fruticosa Hickory Wattle
med. tree; Brown Salwood, Brush Ironbark, Grey Wattle; see species at: PalumaW
Acacia calyculata
med. shrub - woody: DryT pg 90: PRnF pg 73; see species at: PalumaW
Acacia flavescens Toothed Wattle VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tree; Yellow Wattle, Red Wattle: DryT pg 16: MagIs pg 102: PRnF pg 73; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW
Acacia leptostachya Townsville Wattle VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. shrub - woody; Slender Wattle: DryT pg 95: MagIs pg 104: PRnF pg 73; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk
Myrtaceae
Corymbia citriodora see alternative name Eucalyptus citriodora
Corymbia leichhardtii see alternative name Eucalyptus leichhardtii
Eucalyptus acmenoides White Mahogany VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Yellow Stringybark: MagIs pg 98: PRnF pg 73 as Eucalyptus umbra; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Eucalyptus citriodora Lemon-scented Gum
tall tree: PRnF pg 73; see species at: PalumaW
Eucalyptus crebra Narrow-leaved Ironbark VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Narrow-leaved Red Ironbark, Ironbark, Narrow-leaved Red Ironbark: PRnF pg 73; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk
Eucalyptus leichhardtii Rustyjacket Yellowjacket
med. tree; Leichhardt's Rusty Jacket; see species at: PalumaW
RE,F C Leptospermum brachyandrum
med. shrub - woody: PRnF pg 73; see species at: PalumaW
Leptospermum neglectum
: PRnF pg 73; see species at: PalumaW
Lophostemon suaveolens Swamp Box
tree; Coastal Swamp Box, Swamp Mahogany: MagIs pg 100; see species at: PalumaW
Melaleuca fluviatilis Pendulous Paperbark VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk
Melaleuca nervosa f. pendulina proposed name is Melaleuca fluviatilis
Pittosporaceae
Bursaria tenuifolia
small tree: DryT pg 27: PRnF pg 31&75; see species at: PalumaW
Poaceae
Aristida queenslandica?
grass
Arundinella sp. (indet.)
grass; see species at: PalumaW
Ischaemum australe
Themeda australis now is Themeda triandra
Themeda triandra Kangaroo grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
grass: MagIs pg 24; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Proteaceae
Buckinghamia celsissima Ivory Curl Flower
med. tree; Spotted Sliky Oak: PRnF pg 31&74; see species at: PalumaW
Persoonia falcata Geebung VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tall shrub; Milky Plum: DryT pg 76: MagIs pg 110: PRnF pg 75; see species at: PalumaW
Stenocarpus angustifolius
tall shrub/small tree: PRnF pg 74; see species at: PalumaW
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
Rubiaceae
Spermacoce latifolia
subshrub; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Sapindaceae
Dodonaea lanceolata Hop Bush
med. shrub - woody: MagIs pg 130: PRnF pg 75; see species at: PalumaW
R Dodonaea uncinata
small shrub: PRnF pg 71; see species at: PalumaW
Stylidiaceae
Stylidium eriorrhizum Trigger Plant
prostrate; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Xanthorrhoeaceae
RE C Xanthorrhoea johnsonii Grasstree
grass trees; Blackboy: MagIs pg 14: PRnF pg 35&70; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Conifers
Cupressaceae
Callitris sp. (Running River Cumming)
see species at: PalumaW

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