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Grove's Paperbark - New England Tablelands: 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 New England Tablelands Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Binghi Plateau Known None
Walcha Plateau Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Grove's Paperbark - New England Tablelands 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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