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Threatened species

Elegant Greenhood - New England Tablelands: 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 New England Tablelands Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Elegant Greenhood - 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)
    • 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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