Nature conservation

Threatened species

Tall Knotweed - NSW North Coast: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Persicaria elatior
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Last updated: 30 Aug 2018

Distribution of the species within this region

The Tall Knotweed 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
Karuah Manning Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Tall Knotweed - 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.

  • Forested wetlands
    • Coastal Floodplain Wetlands
      • Coastal floodplain sedgelands, rushlands, and forblands of the North Coast
      • Cumberland riverflat forest
      • Cumberland Swamp Oak riparian forest
      • Estuarine Swamp Oak forest
      • Melaleuca sieberi - Tall Saw-sedge closed shrubland in drainage lines on the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Prickly-leaved Paperbark - Flax-leaved Paperbark swamp forest on poorly drained soils of the Central Coast
      • Swamp Oak - Prickly Paperbark - Tall Sedge swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp Oak - Sea Rush - Baumea juncea swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp Oak swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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    • 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
      • Melaleuca linariifolia - Swamp Mahogany swamp forest in drainage lines of the edges of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Paperbark swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Paperbarks - Woollybutt swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Prickly-leaved Paperbark forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp Box swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • 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 - Flax-leaved Paperbark swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Swamp Mahogany swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Swamp Oak - Weeping Grass grassy riparian forest of the Hunter Valley
      • Swamp Oak swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp paperbark - Baumea juncea swamp shrubland on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
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    • Eastern Riverine Forests
      • River Oak riparian woodland of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • River Red Gum / River Oak riparian woodland wetland in the Hunter Valley
  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Coastal Freshwater Lagoons
      • Cladium procerum coastal freshwater wetland
      • Coastal freshwater meadows and forblands of lagoons and wetlands
      • Coastal freshwater wetland
      • Jointed Twig-rush sedgeland
      • Lepironia articulata sedgeland
      • Phragmites australis and Typha orientalis coastal freshwater wetlands of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Soft Twig-rush Sedgeland of North Coast Wallum Swamps
      • Spirodella freshwater wetland
      • Tall Spike Rush freshwater wetland
      • Typha rushland
      • Water Couch - Tall Spike Rush freshwater wetland of the Central Coast and lower Hunter
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    • Coastal Heath Swamps
      • Banksia oblongifolia-Hakea teretifolia/Leptocarpus tenax-Lepyrodia scariosa wet heath on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Fern-leaf Banksia - Prickly-leaved Paperbark-Tantoon - Leptocarpus tenax wet heath on coastal sands of the Central Coast and lower North Coast
      • Needlebush - banksia wet heath on sandstone plateaux of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Wallum Bottlebrush - Leptocarpus tenax - Baloskion pallens Wallum sedge heath of the lower North Coast
      • Wet heathland and shrubland of coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Woolly Water lily - Sand Couch coastal freshwater wetland
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