Nature conservation

Threatened species

Somersby Mintbush - Sydney Basin: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Prostanthera junonis
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Last updated: 12 Aug 2019

Distribution of the species within this region

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

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Pittwater Known None
Wyong Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Somersby Mintbush - Sydney Basin 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 (shrubby sub-formation)
    • Sydney Coastal Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Hornsby enriched sandstone exposed woodland
      • Northern Sydney Scribbly Gum Woodland
      • Red Bloodwood - scribbly gum heathy woodland on sandstone plateaux of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Red Bloodwood - Smooth-barked Apple - Scribbly Gum - Old Man Banksia heathy woodland on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Scribbly Gum - Red Bloodwood - Old Man Banksia heathy woodland of southern Central Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Sydney Peppermint - Turpentine heathy open forest on plateaux areas of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Turpentine - Sydney Peppermint heathy woodland on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Sydney Coastal Sandstone Bloodwood Shrub Forest
      • Sydney Coastal Sandstone Gully Forest
      • Sydney Coastal Sandstone Riparian Forest
      • Sydney Peppermint - White Stringybark - Smooth-barked Apple forest on shale outcrops, Sydney Basin Bioregion
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    • Sydney Hinterland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Sydney Hinterland Peppermint-Apple Forest
      • Turpentine - Smooth-barked Apple - Broad-leaved Mahogany shrubby open forest on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Coastal Heath Swamps
      • Banksia oblongifolia-Hakea teretifolia/Leptocarpus tenax-Lepyrodia scariosa wet heath on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Heath-leaved Banksia - Coral Fern wet heath on sandstone ranges of the lower Central Coast
      • Needlebush - banksia wet heath on sandstone plateaux of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Sydney Coastal Upland Swamp Heath
  • Heathlands
    • Sydney Coastal Heaths
      • Coastal sandstone Heath-Mallee
      • Coastal sandstone rock plate heath
      • Colo Plateau Dwarf Apple Heath-Woodland
      • Dwarf Apple - Scribbly Gum heathy low woodland on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Hairpin Banksia - Slender Tea-tree heath on coastal sandstone plateaux, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Scribbly Gum - Hairpin Banksia - Dwarf Apple heathy woodland on hinterland sandstone plateaux of the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion
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    • Wallum Sand Heaths
      • Heath-leaved Banksia-Olive Tea-tree-Wallum Boronia wet heath on coastal sands of lower North Coast