Nature conservation

Threatened species

Illawarra Greenhood - Sydney Basin: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Pterostylis gibbosa
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Last updated: 17 Aug 2018

Distribution of the species within this region

The Illawarra Greenhood is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Sydney Basin Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Hunter Known None
Illawarra Known None
Jervis Known None
Yengo Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Illawarra Greenhood - Sydney Basin is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Grassy woodlands
    • Coastal Valley Grassy Woodlands
      • Forest Red Gum - Thin-leaved Stringybark grassy woodland on coastal lowlands, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Bull Oak - Grey Box shrub - grass open forest of the central and lower Hunter
      • Woollybutt - White Stringybark - Forest Red Gum grassy woodland on coastal lowlands, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion