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Threatened species

Small-flower Grevillea - Sydney Basin: Distribution and vegetation associations

Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Last updated: 29 Jul 2019

Distribution of the species within this region

The Small-flower Grevillea is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Sydney Basin Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Burragorang Known None
Cumberland Known None
Hunter Known None
Moss Vale Predicted None
Pittwater Predicted None
Sydney Cataract Known None
Wollemi Known None
Wyong Known None
Yengo Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Small-flower Grevillea - Sydney Basin is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrub/grass sub-formation)
    • Cumberland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Castlereagh Ironbark forest
      • Castlereagh shale - gravel transition forest
      • Derived shrubland on Tertiary Gravels of the Cumberland Plain
    • Hunter-Macleay Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Red Ironbark - Spotted Gum - Prickly-leaved Paperbark shrubby open forest of the Lower Hunter
      • Slaty Red Gum grassy woodland on hinterland foothills of the southern North Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Broad-leaved Mahogany - Red Bloodwood heathy low open forest on hills at Nelson Bay
      • Spotted Gum - Broad-leaved Mahogany - Grey Gum grass - shrub open forest on Coastal Lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Spotted Gum - Broad-leaved Mahogany - Red Ironbark shrubby open forest
      • Spotted Gum - Narrow-leaved Ironbark-Red Ironbark shrub - grass open forest of the central and lower Hunter
      • Spotted Gum - Red Ironbark - Grey Gum shrub - grass open forest of the Lower Hunter
      • Spotted Gum - Red Ironbark - Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Grey Box shrub-grass open forest of the lower Hunter
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  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • Coastal Dune Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Red Bloodwood - Smooth-barked Apple heathy woodland on coastal sands of the Central and lower North Coast
      • Scribbly gum - Wallum Banksia - Prickly-leaved Paperbark heathy coastal woodland on coastal lowlands
      • Smooth-barked Apple - White Stringybark - Red Mahogany - Melaleuca sieberi shrubby open forest on lowlands of the lower North Coast
    • Sydney Coastal Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Red Bloodwood - scribbly gum heathy woodland on sandstone plateaux of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Scribbly Gum - Red Bloodwood - Angophora inopina heathy woodland on lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Scribbly Gum - Red Bloodwood - Old Man Banksia heathy woodland of southern Central Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Red Bloodwood - Brown Stringybark - Hairpin Banksia heathy open forest of coastal lowlands
    • Sydney Hinterland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Red Bloodwood - Grey Gum woodland on the edges of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Sydney Sand Flats Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Castlereagh Scribbly Gum woodland
      • Narrow-leaved Apple - Parramatta Red Gum - Persoonia oblongata heathy woodland of the Howes Valley area
      • Parramatta Red Gum - Narrow-leaved Apple - Prickly-leaved Paperbark shrubby woodland in the Cessnock-Kurri Kurri area
      • Parramatta Red Gum - Rough-barked Apple - Swamp Mahogany - Paperbarks swamp forest on lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Scribbly Gum - Sydney Peppermint - Smooth-barked Apple heathy woodland on residual sands of the Quorrobolong area
  • Forested wetlands
    • Coastal Floodplain Wetlands
      • Parramatta red gum - Fern-leaved banksia - Melaleuca sieberi swamp woodland of the Tomaree Peninsula
    • Coastal Swamp Forests
      • Broad-leaved Paperbark - Swamp Mahogany - Swamp Oak - Saw Sedge swamp forest of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Broad-leaved Paperbark - Swamp Oak - Saw Sedge swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp Mahogany - Broad-leaved Paperbark - Saw Sedge - Yellow Marsh Flower swamp forest of coastal lowlands
      • Swamp Mahogany - Broad-leaved Paperbark - Swamp Water Fern - Plume Rush swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp Mahogany swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
  • Grassy woodlands
    • Coastal Valley Grassy Woodlands
      • Cumberland shale - sandstone Ironbark forest
      • Grey Box - Forest Red Gum - Grey Ironbark open forest of the hinterland ranges of the North Coast
      • Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Bull Oak - Grey Box shrub - grass open forest of the central and lower Hunter
      • Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Grey Box - Spotted Gum shrub - grass woodland of the central and lower Hunter
  • Heathlands
    • Sydney Coastal Heaths
      • Coastal sandstone rock plate heath
      • Hairpin Banksia - Slender Tea-tree heath on coastal sandstone plateaux, Sydney Basin Bioregion