Nature conservation

Threatened species

Crimson Spider Orchid - NSW South Western Slopes: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Caladenia concolor
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Last updated: 16 Aug 2018

Distribution of the species within this region

The Crimson Spider Orchid is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the NSW South Western Slopes Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Inland Slopes Known west of Jingellic
Lower Slopes Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Crimson Spider Orchid - NSW South Western Slopes 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)
    • Upper Riverina Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Mugga Ironbark - Inland Scribbly Gum - Red Box shrub/grass open forest on hills in the upper slopes sub-region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Red Box - Dwyer's Red Gum low woodland on shallow red earths on upper hillslopes and hillcrests in the upper Murray River region
      • Red Stringybark - Red Box - Long-leaved Box - Inland Scribbly Gum tussock grass - shrub low open forest on hills in the southern part of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • White Box - Blakely's Red Gum - Red Box - Red Stringybark shrubby woodland on shallow soils on metamorphic hills in the Albury region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
  • Grassy woodlands
    • Western Slopes Grassy Woodlands
      • Red Box - White Box +/- Red Stringybark hill woodland in the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Red Stringybark - Blakely's Red Gum +/- Long-leaved Box shrub/grass hill woodland of the 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 - Blakely's Red Gum shrub/grass woodland on metamorphic hillslopes in the mid-southern part of the upper slopes sub-region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion