Blackheath Plant List

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The plants listed here are mostly drawn from the Locality List for Blackheath (5 km radius) on the Sydney Botanic Gardens website PlantNet.
Photos are from the Australian National Botanic Gardens Australian Plants Image Index website.
Comments include the abbreviations:
    ROTAP: Rare and Threatened Australian Plants
    TSCA: the species is listed on the schedules of the Threatened Species Conservation Act

Angiospermae Monocotyledones
Family Genus Species Common Names Other Names Comments Photos
AnthericaceaeSowerbaeajunceaRush Lily, Vanilla Plant1, 2, 3, 4
BlandfordiaceaeBlandfordiacunninghamiiChristmas BellsROTAP1, 2, 3, 4
CentrolepidaceaeCentrolepisfascicularisPhoto
CyperaceaeBaumeajohnsoniiNo Photo
BaumeanudaSchoenus nudusNo Photo
BaumearubiginosaMachaerina rubiginosaNo Photo
CarexklaphakeiTSCANo Photo
CaustisflexuosaCurly WigCaustis restiacea1, 2, 3
CaustispentandraThick Twist RushPhoto
CaustisrecurvataNo Photo
CyperussanguinolentusPycreus sanguinolentusPhoto
EleocharisgracilisNo Photo
EleocharissphacelataPhoto
GahniagrandisBrickmakers' Sedge (Used In Victoria)Gahnia psittacorumNo Photo
GahniamicrostachyaNo Photo
GahniasieberianaRed-Fruit Saw-SedgeGahnia tetragonocarpa, Gahnia sieberana, Gahnia breviaristata1, 2, 3
IsolepisgaudichaudianaBenambra Club-SedgeScirpus inundatus var. floribundusPhoto
IsolepishabraScirpus habrusPhoto
IsolepisinundataScirpus inundatusPhoto
LepidospermacurtisiaeNo Photo
LepidospermaelatiusNo Photo
LepidospermafiliformeLepidosperma flexuosumPhoto
LepidospermalatensNo Photo
LepidospermalateraleLepidosperma lineare, Lepidosperma laterale var. angustum, Lepidosperma angustifoliumPhoto
LepidospermatortuosumNo Photo
LepidospermaurophorumPhoto
LepidospermaviscidumPhoto
PtilothrixdeustaPtilanthelium deustumNo Photo
SchoenusericetorumHeath Bog-RushPhoto
SchoenusimberbisBeardless Bog-RushPhoto
SchoenusmelanostachysBlack Bog-RushSchoenus melanostyachysNo Photo
SchoenusturbinatusNo Photo
SchoenusvillosusHairy Bog-RushNo Photo
HaemodoraceaeHaemodorumplanifoliumPhoto
IridaceaeLibertiapaniculataBranching Grass-FlagRenealmia paniculata, Sisyrinchium paniculatumPhoto
LibertiapulchellaSisyrinchium pulchellumPhoto
JuncaceaeJuncusaustralisPhoto
JuncusbufoniusToad RushJuncus plebeiusPhoto
JuncuscontinuusNo Photo
JuncusfilicaulisNo Photo
JuncushomalocaulisJuncus plebeiusNo Photo
JuncuspauciflorusJuncus pauciflorus var. gunniiNo Photo
JuncusplanifoliusPhoto
JuncusprismatocarpusPhoto
JuncussandwithiiPhoto
JuncussubsecundusJuncus subsecundus subsp. congregatus, Juncus subsecundus subsp. subsecundusPhoto
JuncusvaginatusPhoto
LuzulamodestaLuzula australasica1, 2
LomandraceaeLomandraglaucaPale Mat-RushPhoto
LomandramicranthaSmall-Flowered Mat-RushPhoto
OrchidaceaeAdenochilusnortoniiNo Photo
ArthrochilushuntianusElbow OrchidNo Photo
CaladeniafuscataDusky FingersPetalochilus fuscatus, Caladenia carnea var. fuscata1, 2
CaladeniatransitoriaBronze CaladeniaStegostyla transitoria, Caladenia iridescens, CaladeniaNo Photo
CaleanamajorLarge Duck OrchidPhoto
ChiloglottistrapeziformisBroad-Lip Bird OrchidPhoto
CorunastyliseriochilaNo Photo
DendrobiumstriolatumStreaked Rock OrchidDockrillia striolataPhoto
DendrobiumteretifoliumRat's Tail OrchidDockrillia teretifoliaPhoto
DiurisbehriiGolden CowslipsNo Photo
DiurisflavopurpureaNo Photo
DiurislineataNo Photo
DiurisplatichilaDiuris flavopurpurea, Diuris lineataNo Photo
DiurissulphureaTiger Orchid, Hornet OrchidDiuris latifoliaPhoto
EriochiluscucullatusPhoto
GastrodiasesamoidesCinnamon Bells, Potato OrchidPhoto
GenoplesiumeriochilumCorunastylis eriochila, Prasophyllum eriochilum, Prasophyllum wilsonienseNo Photo
GenoplesiumfimbriatumFringed Midge OrchidPrasophyllum fimbriatum, Corunastylis fimbriata, Prasophyllum anomalumNo Photo
GenoplesiumnudiscapumDense Midge OrchidCorunastylis nudiscapa, Prasophyllum ansatum, Prasophyllum longisepalum, Prasophyllum albiglans, Prasophyllum nudiscapumNo Photo
OrthocerasstrictumBird's-Mouth OrchidNo Photo
ParacaleanaminorSmall Duck OrchidCaleana minor, Paracaleana sullivanii, Caleana sullivanii, Sullivania minor, Paracaleana minorNo Photo
PrasophyllumarcheriNo Photo
PrasophyllumaustraleSouthern Leek OrchidNo Photo
PrasophyllumbrevilabreShort-Lipped Leek OrchidNo Photo
PrasophyllumdensumNo Photo
PrasophyllumflavumNo Photo
PrasophyllumfuscumWingecarribee Leek OrchidPrasophyllum uroglossumTSCANo Photo
PrasophyllumstriatumStreaked Leek OrchidMecopodum striatumNo Photo
PterostylischocolatinaBunochilus chocolatinusNo Photo
PterostylisfischiiFisch's GreenhoodDiplodium fischiiNo Photo
PterostylislineataBunochilus lineatusNo Photo
PterostylisnutansNodding Greenhood, Parrot's Beak OrchidPterostylis nutans var. nutansPhoto
PterostylisparvifloraTiny GreenhoodSpeculantha parvifloraNo Photo
Pterostylissp.No Photo
RimacolaellipticaGreen Beaks, Green Rock OrchidNo Photo
SpiranthesaustralisLadies' TressesSpiranthes sinensis subsp. australis, Spiranthes alticola, Spiranthes sinensisPhoto
ThelymitracarneaTiny Sun Orchid, Pink Sun OrchidPhoto
ThelymitracircumseptaNaked Sun-Orchid, Naked Sun OrchidThelymitra retectaNo Photo
ThelymitracyaneaVeined Sun OrchidNo Photo
ThelymitraixioidesDotted Sun OrchidPhoto
ThelymitrapaucifloraSlender Sun OrchidPhoto
ThelymitravenosaLarge Veined Sun OrchidNo Photo
PhormiaceaeDianellacaeruleaBlue Flax-LilyPhoto
DianellatasmanicaTasman Flax-LilyPhoto
StypandraglaucaNodding Blue LilyStypandra latifolia, Stypandra imbricataPhoto
ThelionemacaespitosumTufted Blue LilyStypandra caespitosa, Thelionema caespitosaPhoto
PoaceaeAmphipogonstrictusGreybeard GrassAmphipogon strictus var. brevisetaNo Photo
AristidacalycinaNo Photo
AristidaramosaPurple WiregrassPhoto
AristidawarburgiiNo Photo
AustrostipapubescensStipa pubescensNo Photo
AustrostiparudisStipa rudisPhoto
Chionochloapallida1, 2
DanthoniapilosaNo Photo
DanthoniatenuiorNo Photo
DeyeuxiaangustifoliaNo Photo
DeyeuxiabrachyatheraNo Photo
DeyeuxiadecipiensDevious Bent-GrassNo Photo
DeyeuxiamicrosetaROTAPNo Photo
DeyeuxiaparvisetaNo Photo
DichelachnehirtellaPlumegrassNo Photo
DichelachneinaequiglumisNo Photo
DichelachnemicranthaShorthair PlumegrassNo Photo
DichelachneraraNo Photo
DichelachnesieberianaPhoto
EchinopogoncaespitosusBushy Hedgehog-GrassNo Photo
EntolasiamarginataBordered PanicPanicum marginatumNo Photo
EragrostistrachycarpaNo Photo
HookerochloaeriopodaSnow FescueAustrofestuca eriopoda, Festuca eriopodaNo Photo
IsachneglobosaSwamp MilletNo Photo
MicrolaenastipoidesPhoto
NotochloemicrodonROTAPNo Photo
PanicumeffusumHairy PanicPhoto
PlinthanthesisurvilleiNo Photo
PoacheeliiNo Photo
PoalabillardiereiTussock GrassPhoto
Poasieberiana1, 2, 3
StipapubescensNo Photo
TetrarrhenaturfosaNo Photo
ThemedaaustralisKangaroo Grass, Durawi (D'Harawal)Photo
PotamogetonaceaePotamogetonochreatusBlunt PondweedPotamogeton furcatusPhoto
RestionaceaeBaloskionaustraleRestio australisPhoto
BaloskionfimbriatumRestio fimbriatusPhoto
EmpodismaminusPhoto
SaropsisfastigiataNo Photo
XanthorrhoeaceaeXanthorrhoeamediaGrass Tree, Gulgadya (Cadigal)No Photo
XanthorrhoearesinosaGrass TreeXanthorrhoea resinifera, Xanthorrhoea resinosa subsp. resinosa1, 2, 3
XyridaceaeXyrisgracilisXyris gracilisPhoto
XyrisjunceaDwarf Yellow-EyeNo Photo
XyrisoperculataTall Yellow-EyePhoto
XyrisustulataYellow FlagXyris operculata var. macrocephalaNo Photo