Nature conservation

Threatened species

Small Purple-pea - Sydney Basin: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Swainsona recta
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Last updated: 22 Aug 2018

Distribution of the species within this region

The Small Purple-pea 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
Wollemi Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Small Purple-pea - 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
    • Floodplain Transition Woodlands
      • Western Grey Box tall grassy woodland on alluvial loam and clay soils in the NSW South Western Slopes and Riverina Bioregions
    • Southern Tableland Grassy Woodlands
      • Apple Box - Yellow Box dry grassy woodland of the South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Candlebark - Blakely's Red Gum - Long-leaved Box grassy woodland in the Rye Park to Yass region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion and South Eastern Highland Bioregion
      • Yellow Box - Blakely's Red Gum grassy woodland on the tablelands, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Yellow Box grassy tall woodland on valley flats in the upper slopes of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion and South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Yellow Box grassy woodland of the northern Monaro and Upper Shoalhaven area, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
    • Western Slopes Grassy Woodlands
      • Blakely's Red Gum - White Box - Yellow Box - Black Cypress Pine box grass/shrub woodland on clay loam soils on undulating hills of central NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Blakely's Red Gum - White Cypress Pine woodland on footslopes of hills in central part of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Blakely's Red Gum - Yellow Box grassy tall woodland of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Derived speargrass - wallaby grass - wire grass mixed forb grassland mainly in the Coonabarabran - Pilliga - Coolah region
      • Fuzzy Box Woodland on alluvial brown loam soils mainly in the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Fuzzy Box woodland on colluvium and alluvial flats in the Brigalow Belt South Bioregion (including Pilliga) and Nandewar Bioregion
      • Herbaceous White Box - Apple Box valley woodland of the NSW central western slopes
      • Red Box - White Box +/- Red Stringybark hill woodland in the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Red Stringybark - Blakely's Red Gum - tea tree herbaceous swampy valley open forest of the southern NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • White Box - Blakely's Red Gum - Long-leaved Box - Nortons Box - Red Stringybark grass-shrub woodland on shallow soils on hills in the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • White Box - White Cypress Pine - Western Grey Box shrub/grass/forb woodland in the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • White Box grass shrub hill woodland on clay to loam soils on volcanic and sedimentary hills in the southern Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • White Box grassy woodland in the upper slopes sub-region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • White Box grassy woodland of the Nandewar Bioregion and Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Yellow Box - Blakely's Red Gum grassy woodland of the Nandewar Bioregion
      • Yellow Box grassy tall woodland on alluvium or parna loams and clays on flats in NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
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