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Grove's Paperbark - NSW North Coast: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Melaleuca groveana
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 08 Aug 2019

Distribution of the species within this region

The Grove's Paperbark is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the NSW North Coast Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Chaelundi Known None
Comboyne Plateau Known None
Dalmorton Known None
Karuah Manning Known None
Macleay Hastings Known None
Upper Manning Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Grove's Paperbark - NSW North Coast 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)
    • Clarence Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Orange Gum (Eucalyptus bancroftii) open forest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Hunter-Macleay Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blue-leaved Stringybark - Blackbutt open forest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Large-fruited Blackbutt shrubby open forest of the Broken Bago Range of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Broad-leaved Mahogany - Red Bloodwood heathy low open forest on hills at Nelson Bay
      • Spotted Gum - Grey Ironbark open forest of the Macleay Valley lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • New England Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • New England Blackbutt grassy open forest of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
    • Northern Gorge Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Forest Red Gum grassy open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - stringybark grassy forest the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
  • 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
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Blackbutt - Old Man Banksia woodland on coastal sands of the Central and Lower North Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Blackbutt heathy open forest of the Tomaree Peninsula
      • Smooth-barked Apple - White Stringybark - Red Mahogany - Melaleuca sieberi shrubby open forest on lowlands of the lower North Coast
    • Northern Escarpment Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • New England Blackbutt dry heathy open forest on granites of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
    • Sydney Coastal Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Yellow bloodwood - Rough-barked Apple shrubby open forest on sandstone ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • Red Bloodwood - scribbly gum heathy woodland on sandstone plateaux of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Red Bloodwood - Smooth-barked Apple - Scribbly Gum - Old Man Banksia heathy woodland on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • 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
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Sydney Peppermint - Turpentine heathy open forest on plateaux areas of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Turpentine - Sydney Peppermint heathy woodland on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Sydney North exposed sandstone woodland
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    • Sydney Hinterland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Grey Gum - Smooth-barked Apple - Blue-leaved Stringybark shrub - grass open forest on coastal ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • Turpentine - Smooth-barked Apple - Broad-leaved Mahogany shrubby open forest on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Yellow Bloodwood - ironbark shrubby woodland of the dry hinterland of the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Yellow Bloodwood - Narrow-leaved Apple heathy woodland on hinterland plateaux of the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Yellow Bloodwood - Narrow-leaved Apple heathy woodland on sandstone ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • Yellow Bloodwood - Red Bloodwood - Brown Stringybark shrub - grass open forest in the Cessnock-Kurri Kurri area
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    • Western Slopes Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Narrow-leaved Stringybark - Grey Gum shrubby open forest on sandstone ranges of the Sydney Basin
  • Heathlands
    • Coastal Headland Heaths
      • Dwarf Casuarina - Prickly-leaved Paperbark - Hairpin Banksia Coastal Heath of the Central Coast and lower North Coast
      • Prickly-leaved Paperbark - Fern-leaved Banksia heath on coastal headlands of Central Coast
    • Sydney Coastal Heaths
      • Coastal sandstone rock plate heath
      • Hairpin Banksia - Slender Tea-tree heath on coastal sandstone plateaux, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Scribbly Gum - Hairpin Banksia - Dwarf Apple heathy woodland on hinterland sandstone plateaux of the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion
  • Rainforests
    • Dry Rainforests
      • Grey Myrtle - Grey Gum gully dry rainforest on sandstone ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • Grey Myrtle sheltered gully dry rainforest in gullies of the Sydney Basin
  • Wet sclerophyll forests (grassy sub-formation)
    • Northern Hinterland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Rough-barked Apple - Turpentine - ferny tall open forest of the Central Coast
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood dry grassy open forest of the central parts NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine open forest of the foothills of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Central Coast Escarpment moist forest
      • Tallowwood - Small-fruited Grey Gum dry grassy open forest of the foothills of the NSW North Coast
      • Tallowwood open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Turpentine - Rough-barked Apple - Mountain Blue Gum shrubby open forest on ranges of the Sydney Basin
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  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany shrubby tall open forest of coastal ranges, northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Pink Bloodwood shrubby open forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine - Sydney Blue Gum mesic tall open forest on ranges of the Central Coast
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine - Tallowwood shrubby open forest of the coastal foothills of the central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Grey Myrtle - Mountain Blue Gum - Rough-barked Apple ferny tall open forest in sandstone gullies of the Sydney Basin
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Turpentine - Blackbutt open forest on ranges of the Central Coast
      • Tallowwood - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany open forest of the hinterland ranges of the North Coast
      • Turpentine - Grey Myrtle forest of sheltered sandstone gullies of the Central Coast hinterland, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Turpentine moist open forest of the coastal hills and ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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