Nature conservation

Threatened species

Waterfall Greenhood - Sydney Basin: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Pterostylis pulchella
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Last updated: 17 Sep 2019

Distribution of the species within this region

The Waterfall 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
Illawarra Known Within 1 km of sandstone escarpment
Moss Vale Known Within 1 km of sandstone escarpment

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Waterfall 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.

  • Grasslands
    • Temperate Montane Grasslands
      • Kangaroo Grass - Wallaby Grass - Snow Grass moist tussock grassland in the Monaro and the Southern Tablelands regions of the South Eastern Highlands Bioregion and NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Wallaby Grass - Red-grass - Tall Speargrass - Kangaroo Grass dry tussock grassland of the North-western and Eastern Southern Tablelands in the South Eastern Highlands Bioregion