Nature conservation

Threatened species

Winged Peppercress - Darling Riverine Plains: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Lepidium monoplocoides
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Last updated: 03 Jan 2019

Distribution of the species within this region

The Winged Peppercress is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Darling Riverine Plains Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Bogan-Macquarie Predicted None
Castlereagh-Barwon Known None
Culgoa-Bokhara Predicted None
Louth Plains Predicted None
Pooncarie-Darling Predicted None
Warrambool-Moonie Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Winged Peppercress - Darling Riverine Plains is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Arid shrublands (Chenopod sub-formation)
    • Aeolian Chenopod Shrublands
      • Black Bluebush low open shrubland of the alluvial plains and sandplains of the arid and semi-arid zones
    • Riverine Chenopod Shrublands
      • Australian Boxthorn open shrubland in the semi-arid or arid climate zones
      • Black Roly Poly low open shrubland of the Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion
      • Bladder Saltbush chenopod shrubland on alluvial plains mainly in the Darling Riverine Plain Bioregion
      • Copperburr low open shrubland on loam - clay flats and playas, western Brigalow Belt South Bioregion and northern Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • Dillon Bush (Nitre Bush) shrubland of the semi-arid and arid zones
      • Old Man Saltbush shrubland mainly of the semi-arid (warm) climate zone (south western NSW)
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  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Inland Floodplain Shrublands
      • Budda Pea - Channel Millet ephemeral reedland wetland on floodplains in north-western NSW
      • Canegrass swamp tall grassland wetland of drainage depressions, lakes and pans of the inland plains
      • Lignum shrubland wetland on regularly flooded alluvial depressions in the Brigalow Belt South Bioregion and Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • Nitre Goosefoot shrubland wetland on clays of the inland floodplains
    • Inland Floodplain Swamps
      • Swamp grassland wetland of the Riverine Plain
  • Grasslands
    • Riverine Plain Grasslands
      • Curly Windmill Grass - speargrass - wallaby grass grassland on alluvial clay and loam on the Hay Plain, Riverina Bioregion
      • Plains Grass grassland on alluvial mainly clay soils in the Riverina Bioregion and NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Speargrass natural grassland of the sandplains of the Murray Darling Bioregion
    • Semi-arid Floodplain Grasslands
      • Mitchell Grass grassland - chenopod low open shrubland on floodplains in the semi-arid (hot) and arid zones
      • Native Millet - Cup Grass grassland of the Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • Queensland Bluegrass +/- Mitchell Grass grassland on cracking clay floodplains and alluvial plains mainly the northern-eastern Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • Rats Tail Couch sod grassland wetland of inland floodplains
  • Grassy woodlands
    • Floodplain Transition Woodlands
      • Carbeen +/- Coolabah grassy woodland on floodplain clay loam soil on north-western NSW floodplains, mainly Darling Riverine Plain Bioregion
      • Mixed box eucalypt woodland on low sandy-loam rises on alluvial plains in central western NSW
      • Mixed Eucalypt woodlands of floodplains in the southern-eastern Cobar Peneplain Bioregion
      • Poplar Box - Belah woodland on clay-loam soils on alluvial plains of north-central NSW
      • Poplar Box grassy woodland on alluvial clay-loam soils mainly in the temperate (hot summer) climate zone of central NSW (wheatbelt).
      • Riverine Western Grey Box grassy woodland of the semi-arid (warm) climate zone
      • Western Grey Box - White Cypress Pine tall woodland on loam soil on alluvial plains of NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion and Riverina Bioregion
      • Yellow Box - River Red Gum tall grassy riverine woodland of NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion and Riverina Bioregion
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  • Semi-arid woodlands (grassy sub-formation)
    • Inland Floodplain Woodlands
      • Black Box - Lignum woodland wetland of the inner floodplains in the semi-arid (warm) climate zone (mainly Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion)
      • Black Box - Silver Saltbush chenopod open woodland on terrace rises on alluvial plains in the lower Darling River and lower Murray River region of the Murray Darling Depression Bioregion
      • Black Box grassy open woodland wetland of rarely flooded depressions in south western NSW (mainly Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion)
      • Black Box open woodland wetland with chenopod understorey mainly on the outer floodplains in south-western NSW (mainly Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion)
    • North-west Floodplain Woodlands
      • Black Box woodland wetland on NSW central and northern floodplains including the Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion and Brigalow Belt South Bioregion.
      • Coolabah - River Coobah - Lignum woodland wetland of frequently flooded floodplains mainly in the Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • Coolabah open woodland wetland with chenopod/grassy ground cover on grey and brown clay floodplains
      • Poplar Box - Coolabah floodplain woodland on light clay soil mainly in the Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • Poplar Box grassy low woodland of drainage lines and depressions of the semi-arid (hot) and arid zone climate zones
    • Riverine Plain Woodlands
      • Weeping Myall open woodland of the Riverina Bioregion and NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion