PlantNet - Online compendium of the Flora of NSW. Includes WeedAlerts.
Australasian Virtual Herbarium - AVH
OZ Native Plants - Website includes photographs and distribution maps.
Plant Guide for NSW - Lifestyle
Hunter Region Land Care
Eucalypt Identification -Includes photos of bark, leaves and gumnuts.
WattleWeb - Focus on the wattles of NSW.Eucalink - Eucalypts. While the site is no longer maintained, it is still a good resource.
Bush Tucker - Link to online resources from The Native Plants of Queensland. There is considerable overlap with New South Wales. Cactus and Succulent Society of New South Wales
EDO - Community Center for Environmental Law with fact sheets on native plants.
Places to Visit
Hunter Region Botanic Gardens
- Over 3,000 plant specimens, walking tracks, cafe and gift shop.
Specimen plants are propagated by the volunteer staff and available for
sale. The herbarium houses a reference library and herbarium staff will
assist in plant identification. Volunteers welcome.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney - Beautiful arboretum, the herbarium provides identification for plants and plant diseases.
Monash University Aboriginal Garden (Clayton Campus, Victoria)
Journals & Newsletters of Interest
Native Plants for New South Wales - Download available
Cunninghamia - Journal of plant ecology, especially Eastern Australia
Australian Plants Journal - Quarterly journal
Telopea -Open access journal of plant Systemics.
Australia Flora Foundation - Newsletter
Membership & Renewal
You can join online or use a printable form. Please email or print out and bring to a meeting.
Articles and Papers - Hunter Valley
Benefits of Going Native in Maitland - Newspaper Article
Vegetation Survey Hunter, Central and North Coast
Hunter Region Botanic Gardens - Click here for Research papers on the ecology of the Hunter Valley.
Threatened Species of the Upper Hunter
Lesser known Plants of the Hunter Valley
Plant Habitats of the Hunter Valley - Bell-Hunter-flora-2014.pdf
Lower Hunter Vegetation Mapping Document - This is a developing project. Click here for current information.
There are many maps available online from the National Library of NSW. The map below was drawn in the 1920's.