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Threatened species

Elegant Greenhood - NSW North Coast: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Pterostylis elegans
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 21 Nov 2018

Distribution of the species within this region

The Elegant Greenhood 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
Barrington Known None
Comboyne Plateau Known None
Mummel Escarpment Known None
Tomalla Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Elegant Greenhood - 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)
    • New England Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Broad-leaved Stringybark - Mountain Gum - Apple Box open forest of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Broad-leaved Stringybark - Mountain Ribbon Gum - Messmate open forest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Broad-leaved Stringybark grassy open forest of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Mountain Gum - Broad-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest on granites of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Narrow-leaved Peppermint - Forest Ribbon Gum grassy open forest of the New England Tablelands
      • Narrow-leaved Peppermint - Mountain Ribbon Gum - Hovea pedunculata open forest of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Narrow-leaved Peppermint - Mountain Ribbon Gum grassy open forest of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Narrow-leaved Peppermint - Wattle-leaved Peppermint shrubby open forest of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt grassy open forest of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Peppermint - Snowgum grassy woodland on granitic substrates of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England stringybarks - peppermint open forest of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Silvertop Stringybark - Mountain Ribbon Gum open forest of the New England Tableland Bioregion
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  • Grassy woodlands
    • New England Grassy Woodlands
      • Blakely's Red Gum - Yellow Box grassy woodland of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Yellow Box - Broad-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest of the New England Tableland Bioregion
    • Tableland Clay Grassy Woodlands
      • Black Sallee grassy woodland of the Barrington plateau
      • Snow Gum - Black Sallee grassy woodland of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Snow Gum - Black Sallee shrub - grass open forest of the Barrington plateau
      • Snow Gum woodland of the New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
  • Wet sclerophyll forests (grassy sub-formation)
    • Northern Tableland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Dorrigo White Gum open forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Forest Ribbon Gum - Snow Gum - Snow Grass grassy open forest of the Liverpool Ranges and New England Tableland
      • Messmate - Silvertop Stringybark - Tussock Grass shrub - grass open forest of western Barrington Tops
      • Mountain Gum - Messmate - Snow Gum grassy open forest of the New England Tablelands
      • Mountain Ribbon Gum - Messmate open forest of escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Tallowwood grassy forest of escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Silvertop Stringybark - Forest Ribbon Gum grassy open forest of the Liverpool Ranges
      • Silvertop Stringybark - Tallowwood open forest of the escarpment ranges of the New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Snow Gum - Mountain Gum - Mountain Ribbon Gum open forest on ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Snow Gum - Mountain Gum grassy open forest on the Barrington plateau
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  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Messmate - Forest Ribbon Gum - New England Blackbutt shrub - grass tall open forest of Barrington Tops and Northern Tablelands escarpment
    • Northern Escarpment Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Brown Barrel - gum moist open forest of the escarpment ranges of NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Brown Barrel moist open forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate - Brown Barrel grassy open forest of escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate - Die-hard Stringybark semi-mesic ferny tall open forest of Barrington Tops
      • Messmate - Mountain Gum tall moist forest of the far southern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate grassy tall open forest on Barrington and Northern Tablelands escarpment
      • Messmate open forest of the tableland edge of the NSW North Coast Bioregionand New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate tall moist open forest of the escarpment ranges, southern New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Mountain Gum - Brown Barrel - Snow Gum shrub - grass tall open forest of northern Barrington Tops
      • New England Blackbutt - Forest Ribbon Gum grassy tall open forest of the Northern Tablelands escarpment
      • New England Blackbutt - Messmate open forest of eastern parts of the New England Tableland Bioregion
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