SWEETWATER CREEK NATURE RESERVE

There is an amazing variety of life that calls Sweetwater Creek Nature Reserve their home. There are at least four known orchids and seven varieties of pea flowers (Fabaceae) existing among hundreds of other species of plants. Below is a list of plants identified within the reserve.

Groundcovers and Creepers
Kidney-Weed
Kidney-Weed
Dichondra repens
Running Postman
Kennedia prostrata
Bower Spinach
Bower Spinach
Tetragonia implexicoma
Bidgee Widgee
Bidgee Widgee
Acaena novae-zelandiae
Native Raspberry
Rubus parvifolius
Love Creeper
Love Creeper
Comosperma volubile
Common Appleberry
Common Appleberry
Billardiera scandens
Clematis
Clematis
microphylla and aristata
Grasses, Sedges and Tussocks
Weeping Grass
Weeping Grass
Microlaena stipoides
Tussock Grass
Poa labillardieri
Wallaby Grass
Wallaby Grass
Austrodanthonia caepitosa
Kangaroo Grass
Kangaroo Grass
Themeda triandra
Knobby Club Rush/Sedge
Knobby Club Rush/Sedge Ficinia nodosa
Saw Sedge
Saw Sedge
Gahnia sieberiana
Lomandra
Lomandra longifolia
Sand-hill Sword-sedge
Sand-hill Sword-sedge
Lepidosperma concavum
Pale Flax Lily
Pale Flax Lily
Dianella revoluta
Black-anther Flax Lily Dianella brevicaulis
Shrubs and Trees
Green Correa
Green Correa
Correa reflexa
White Correa
White Correa
Correa alba
Common Heath
Common Heath
Epacris impressa
Hop Goodenia
Hop Goodenia
Goodenia ovate
Silky or Heath Teatree
Silky or Heath Teatree Leptospermum myrsinoides
Prickly Teatree
Leptospermum continentale
Black Wattle
Black Wattle
Acacia mearnsii
Sweet Wattle
Sweet Wattle
Acacia suaveolens
Prickly Moses
Prickly Moses
Acacia verticallata
Hedge Wattle
Hedge Wattle
Acacia paradoxa
Blackwood
Blackwood
Acacia melanoxylon
Coast Banksia
Coast Banksia
Banksia Integrifolia
Silver Banksia
Banksia marginata
Coast Manna Gum
Coast Manna Gum Eucalyptus viminalis
Narrow-leaf Peppermint Eucalyptus radiata
Swamp Gum
Swamp Gum
Eucalyptus ovata
Swamp Paperbark Melaleuca ericifolia
Allocasuarina verticillata
Drooping She-oak
Allocasuarina verticillata
Black-She-oak
Black She-oak
Lomandra longifolia
Smaller Wildflowers
Chocolate Lily
Chocolate Lily Arthropodium strictum
Yellow-Rush-Lily
Yellow Rush Lily
Tricoryne elatior
Hibbertia prostrata
Hibbertia prostrata and sericea
honeypot
Honey-pots
Acrotiche serrulata
Milkmaids
Burchardia umbellate
Early Nancy
Early Nancy
Wurmbea dioica
Rosy Hyacinth Orchid
Rosy Hyacinth Orchid Dipodium roseum
Nodding Greenhood Pterostylis nutans
Mosquito Orchids
Acianthus pusillus
Scented Sundew
Drosera aberrans
Tall Sundew
Tall Sundew
Drosera auriculata
Pelargonium australe
Pelargonium australe
Pea Flowers (Fabaceae)
Common Aotus
Common Aotus
Aotus ericoides
Common Flat-pea
Platylobium obtusangulum
Showy Bossiaea
Showy Bossiaea
Bossiaea cineria
Creeping Bossiaea
Bossiaea prostrata
Grey parrot-pea
Grey Parrot-pea
Dilwynnia cinerascens
Heath or Smooth parrot-pea
Heath or Smooth Parrot-pea
Dilwynnia glaberrima
Hop Bitter- pea
Hop Bitter-pea
Daviesia latifolia
Weeds