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The Australian Native Plant Pages

News, information and resources about Australian native plants and gardens
with emphasis on Brisbane and Queensland

General Information

These links contain a range of information related to native plants and the environment. If you have a link you think belongs on this page, click here


National Websites

Australian Native Plants Society (Australia) Formerly the Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants (ASGAP)
Australian National Botanic Gardens extensive site is the gateway to much information including Australian Registered Cultivar Authority ARCA
Australia's Virtual Herbarium Australian National Botanic Gardens
PlantNET by Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
Flora of Australia glossary for vascular plants
Environment Australia (Department of the Environment and Heritage) includes several online databases
Plant Breeder's Rights (PBR) Official Australian site. Search the database for cultivars protected by PBR
Plant species listed as threatened (Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999) Department of the Environment and Heritage Commonwealth Government
FloraBank A collaboration of several bodies, aiming to "improve the availability and quality of native seed". Includes technical info, resources and discussion forum
Australian Native Foods part of the CSIRO website

Natives in Queensland

Vegetation fact sheets Dept Natural Resources & Mines, Queensland. Series covers many aspects of tree planting, care and management for homes and farms
BRAIN Brisbane Rainforest Action & Information Network
Save Our Waterways Now (SOWN) Restoring waterways in the catchments of Enoggera, Ithaca and Fish Creeks. A variety of information about native species available at this site
treeless.org A critical look at vegetation management around powerlines in SE Qld
Quandamooka Plants The Quandamooka Lands Council area includes Moreton Is., North Stradbroke Is., central and southern Bay islands, nearby mainland
Gecko Gold Coast & Hinterland Environment Council Assoc Inc.
Lamington National Park Website The University of Queensland
Save Our Riverfront Bushland (SORB) Centenary Suburbs, Brisbane
Pullenvale Environment at BRISbites: Suburban Sites
Environment of Pine Rivers Shire published by Pine Rivers Shire including information on geology and associated vegetation types
Plants for Revegetating Streams in Pine Rivers Pine Rivers Catchment Association [PDF]
Toowoomba Plants Blog about plants of the Toowoomba region
"The Changing Years": A History of the Warroo Shire, Queensland. Historical information about Surat and district, by G.O. Armstrong. Includes notes on "Flora of Warroo Shire"
Savanna Explorer Information about the savanna regions of northern Australia (cairns, townsville natives
TREAT Trees for the Evelyn and Atherton Tablelands Inc.
Forestry in Queensland Qld Government
Savanna Explorer Information about the savanna regions of northern Australia
Australian Plants Photographs by Peter Jones. All taken in SEQ region

Local council websites may also contain information about native plants of their respective regions. Many links in the Queensland Gardening Pages Regional pages

Natives in New South Wales and ACT

Growing native plants in Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
A View from Yallaroo Restoring a former grazing property near Armidale, NSW
Friends of Lane Cove National Park Inc Sydney
Plants of Sydney site owned by Capricornica Publications Natural History Books
In my Garden by Cas Liber Sydney's Inner West
Hunter Region Ecology by Hunter Region Botanic Gardens
Green Corridors Greening the heart of Canberra
Hartley Hill Homestead near Newcastle

Natives in the Northern Territory


Natives in South Australia

My Garden by Lorraine Harvey Houghton, Adelaide
Trees For Life South Australia

Natives in Tasmania

Backyard Organic Gardening includes Tasmanian native plants
The Understorey Network A Tasmanian group that's especially interested in understory vegetation

Natives in Victoria

Indigenous Flora and Fauna Association Mostly a Melbourne organisation
Knox Environmental Society, Boronia, Victoria
Chandlers Hill Parkcare Group Dandenong Ranges National Park, Victoria

Natives in Western Australia

FloraBase Western Australian flora
Thomasia website by Adam Dimech
PlantBroome.com.au Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Incorporated

Garden Wildlife

Go to the Garden Wildlife Page

Please note: collection, destruction, propagation, movement, sale or purchase of any Australian native plant (including seeds or spores) may be subject to laws and regulations. Be sure to check with appropriate authorities before engaging in these activities, even on private property. Other laws may also apply to the treatment and movement of plant or soil material (for example, to control the spread of weeds, pests and diseases.)
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