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Hunter Valley District Group

Plant Links, Places  & Publications

Plant Links

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 While the site is no longer maintained, it is still a good resource.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.

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

 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

Threatened-Species-Lower Hunter.pdf

Lesser known Plants of the Hunter Valley

Plant Habitats of the Hunter Valley - Bell-Hunter-flora-2014.pdf

Lower Hunter Vegetation Mapping Document

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