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Threatened species

Lowland Rainforest in the NSW North Coast and Sydney Basin Bioregions - NSW North Coast: Distribution and vegetation associations

Conservation status in NSW: Endangered Ecological Community
Commonwealth status: Critically Endangered
Last updated: 04 Jul 2019

Distribution of the species within this region

The Lowland Rainforest in the NSW North Coast and Sydney Basin Bioregions is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the NSW North Coast Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia Region.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Barrington Known None
Cataract Known None
Chaelundi Known None
Coffs Coast and Escarpment Known None
Comboyne Plateau Known None
Dalmorton Known None
Ellerston Known None
Guy Fawkes Known None
Karuah Manning Known None
Macleay Hastings Known None
Mummel Escarpment Known None
Rocky River Gorge Known None
Tomalla Known None
Upper Hunter Known None
Upper Manning Known None
Washpool Known None
Yuraygir Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Lowland Rainforest in the NSW North Coast and Sydney Basin Bioregions - NSW North Coast is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Rainforests
    • Dry Rainforests
      • Black Bean - Weeping Lilly Pilly riparian rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blakes Wattle - Wilga - Wild Quince - Kurrajong thickets, NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tablelands Bioregion
      • Central Eastern Ranges Riparian Dry Rainforest
      • Clarence-Richmond Riverine Rainforest
      • Coraki Sandstone Rises Dry Rainforest
      • Far North Basalt Gully Dry Rainforest
      • Far North Floodplain Dry Rainforest
      • Far North Grey Myrtle Riparian Dry Rainforest
      • Far North Hinterland Kamala-Coogera Dry Rainforest
      • Far North Hoop Pine Dry Rainforest
      • Glenugie Peak Dry Rainforest
      • Greater Sydney Enriched Grey Myrtle Dry Rainforest
      • Hoop Pine - Yellow Tulipwood dry rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Hunter Valley Rusty Fig Dry Rainforest
      • Hunter Valley Whalebone Dry Rainforest
      • Illawarra Complex Dry Rainforest
      • Killarney Dry Rainforest
      • Lower Hunter Tuckeroo Riparian Rainforest
      • Lower North Estuarine Sand Dry Rainforest
      • Lower North Hinterland Riparian Dry Rainforest
      • Lower North Waterhousea Riparian Rainforest
      • Lower Richmond Floodplain Waterhousea Forest
      • Lower Richmond Lowland Hills Dry Rainforest
      • Mooball Dry Rainforest
      • Moreton Bay Fig - Myrtle Ebony dry vine rainforest on sandstone at Pillar Rock, east of Grafton, South Eastern Queensland Bioregion
      • Northern Escarpment Dry Rainforest
      • Northern Escarpment Grey Myrtle Gully Rainforest
      • Northern Escarpment Shatterwood Dry Rainforest
      • Northern Hinterland Shatterwood Dry Rainforest
      • Richmond Valley Riparian Waterhousea Forest
      • Sandpaper Fig - Whalebone Tree warm temperate rainforest
      • Southern Lismore Basalt Dry Rainforest
      • Whalebone Tree - Red Kamala dry subtropical rainforest of the lower Hunter River
      • Wooloweyah Sandstone Lowland Rainforest
      • Yuraygir Range Gully Dry Rainforest
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    • Northern Warm Temperate Rainforests
      • Bangalow Palm - Coachwood - Sassafras gully warm temperate rainforest of the Central Coast
      • Black Wattle - Hill Kanuka - Coachwood - Mountain Banksia - Soft Corkwood low closed forest on shallow soils of the Dorrigo Escarpment, NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Coachwood - Soft Corkwood - Crabapple warm temperate rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Comboyne Plateau Warm Temperate Rainforest
      • Hill Kanuka - Tea-tree low closed forest on escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Jackwood - Lilly Pilly - Sassafras riparian warm temperate rainforest of the Central Coast.
      • Lilly Pilly - Coachwood gully warm temperate rainforest on sandstone ranges of the Sydney Basin
      • Lower North Wet Gully Palm Rainforest
      • Mid North Escarpment Coachwood Warm Temperate Rainforest
      • Northern Escarpment Sassafras-Booyong-Corkwood Rainforest
      • Northern Ranges Coachwood Warm Temperate Rainforest
      • Watchimbark Serpentinite Lilly Pilly-Fig Rainforest
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    • Subtropical Rainforests
      • Black Booyong - Brown Beech - Soft Corkwood - Rosewood Subtropical Rainforest on the escarpment of the lower North Coast
      • Black Booyong - Giant Stinging Tree - Rosewood - Moreton Bay Fig lowland subtropical rainforest of the lower North Coast
      • Black Booyong - Rosewood - Yellow Carabeen subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Border Ranges Black Booyong Subtropical Rainforest
      • Border Ranges Red Carabeen Rainforest
      • Broken Head Lowland Rainforest
      • Far North Bangalow Palm Swamp Forest
      • Far North Estuarine Swamp Oak Rainforest
      • Far North Floodplain Subtropical Rainforest
      • Far North Lowland Black Bean Riverine Rainforest
      • Far North Lowland Palm Gully Rainforest
      • Far North Lowland Subtropical Rainforest
      • Far North Riverine Bangalow Palm Subtropical Rainforest
      • Far North Waterhousea Riparian Rainforest
      • Giant Stinging Tree - Fig dry subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Giant Stinging Tree - Sandpaper Fig dry subtropical rainforest at Mt Yengo
      • Illawarra Lowland Subtropical Rainforest
      • Lismore Basalt Subtropical Rainforest
      • Lower Richmond Hills Dry-Subtropical Rainforest
      • Lower Richmond Sandflat Subtropical Rainforest
      • Lower Tweed Hills Subtropical Dry Rainforest
      • Mid North Lowland Floodplain Rainforest
      • Northern Hinterland Baloghia-Booyong Subtropical Rainforest
      • Northern Hinterland Baloghia-Dendrocnide Subtropical Rainforest
      • Northern Lowland Subtropical Rainforest
      • Pepperberry - Giant Stinging Tree - Fig lowland rainforest in the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Port Macquarie Coastal Subtropical Rainforest
      • Rosewood - Brown Beech sub-tropical rainforest on ranges of the lower North Coast and Barrington Tops
      • Soft Corkwood - Yellow Carabeen - Cryptocarya spp. subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • South Coast Warm Temperate-Subtropical Rainforest
      • White Booyong - Fig subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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