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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 |

 

HotSpot: 150m down creek from track junction (Paluma granite hills/Running River area) | about the data & symbols & references | top | Running River main page 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"

Site out from both sides of the creek centre here, but stays within the flood creek bed
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centred at the Melaleuca fluviatilis with the Parsonsia; includes to Leptospermum polygalifolium and Callistemon recurvis; and just up banks on both sides

Flowering Plants

Apocynaceae
Alyxia spicata Chain Fruit VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
climber: DryT pg 100: MagIs pg 48: PRnF pg 21&72; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Parsonsia sp. (indet.)
see species at: PalumaW
Campanulaceae
Wahlenbergia sp. (indet.)
: PRnF pg 72; see species at: PalumaW
Convolvulaceae
Ipomoea sp. (indet.)
see species at: PalumaRnF, PalumaW
Cyperaceae
Gahnia aspera Saw Sedge
sedge: DryT pg 158: MagIs pg 18: PRnF pg 24; see species at: PalumaRnF, PalumaW, MtStu
Scleria sphacelata Razor Grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
sedge: MagIs pg 18; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Euphorbiaceae
Breynia oblongifolia Coffee Bush VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
subshrub; Dwarf's apple, Fart Bush: DryT pg 101: MagIs pg 122: PRnF pg 75; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, MtStu, SndrsBch
Petalostigma pubescens Quinine Bush
tall shrub: DryT pg 77: MagIs pg 130: PRnF pg 75; see species at: PalumaW
Fabaceae
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
Liliaceae
Dianella caerulea Blue Flax-lily VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tufty; Blue Berry Lily, Blue Flax, Paroo Lily: DryT pg 154: MagIs pg 16: PRnF pg 27&70; see species at: BaldRk, PalumaW, AlligCk, SndrsBch
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 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
Callistemon recurvus Tinaroo Bottlebrush
see species at: PalumaW
Callistemon 'Tinaroo' see alternative name Callistemon recurvus
Corymbia abergiana see alternative name Eucalyptus abergiana
Corymbia leichhardtii see alternative name Eucalyptus leichhardtii
Eucalyptus abergiana Range Bloodwood
med. tree; Mountain Bloodwood: PRnF pg 73; see species at: PalumaW
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 leichhardtii Rustyjacket Yellowjacket
med. tree; Leichhardt's Rusty Jacket; see species at: PalumaW
Leptospermum neglectum
: PRnF pg 73; see species at: PalumaW
RE,F C Leptospermum polygalifolium Yellow Tea Tree
tree; Wild May: DryT pg 124: 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
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
Sapindaceae
R Dodonaea uncinata
small shrub: PRnF pg 71; see species at: PalumaW
Thymelaeaceae
Pimelea linifolia Flax-leaf Riceflower
subshrub; Queen-of-the-bush, Slender Riceflower: PRnF pg 73; see species at: PalumaW
Xanthorrhoeaceae
RE C Xanthorrhoea johnsonii Grasstree
grass trees; Blackboy: MagIs pg 14: PRnF pg 35&70; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Ferns
Adiantaceae
Cheilanthes sieberi Mulga Fern VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
Rock Fern: MagIs pg 134; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk
Conifers
Cupressaceae
Callitris sp. (Running River Cumming)
see species at: PalumaW


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