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Native Revegetation Guides

These guides show what plants are native to your area, and the landscapes (hills, gullies, wet areas) they are suited to. They also have useful information on how to prepare for your revegetation project. There are three guides for the Kiewa Catchment (PDF documents)

1. Mid Kiewa (Includes Allans Flat, Yackandandah, Kergunyah, Gundowring & Mudgegonga)  Mid Kiewa Native Plant List

2. Upper Kiewa and Ovens (Includes Tawonga, Mt. Beauty, Germantown, Harrietville & Wandiligong)  Upper Kiewa & Ovens Area Native Plant List

3. Wodonga (including Barnawartha, Leneva, Baranduda, Bonegilla, Huon & Ebden)  Wodonga Area Native Plant List

Books

Murray Ralph, 2009, Growing Australian Native Plants from Seed

Leon Costermans, 2006, Native Trees and Shrubs of south-eastern Australia

Leon Costermans, 1998, Trees of Victoria and adjoining areas.  (handy Field Guide)

Fleur Stelling, 1994, Revegetation Guide for Kiewa Basin

"Ecological Vegetation Classes" for your area: 1750 & 2005 - Nature Kit

Ecological Vegetation Classes (EVC) are the standard unit for classifying vegetation types in Victoria. Nature Kit is a mapping tool that displays EVC's for your area. You can choose pre European (1750) or the more current 2005 layer

The NatureKit mapping tool displays information on Victoria's:

  • Biodiversity values
  • Investment prospects
  • Flora and fauna distribution
  • Native vegetation
  • Disturbance
  • Land administration and classifications

 To access these resources, Go to: Nature Kit

  • Zoom into your area
  • Click on the layer "Ecological Vegetation Class" & select the year you are interested in 1750 or 2005 using the + sign
  • Click on the EVC map abbreviation on the map and a box will appear with EVC type, number, bioregion and conservation status
  • Maps can be printed using the Tools Bar

You can also access bioregion information in the dialogue box. Bioregions are a landscape-scale approach to classifying the environment using a range of attributes such as climate, geomorphology, geology, soils and vegetation. There are 28 bioregions identified within Victoria.

Useful Links

FLORABANK

FLORA OF NSW

CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY VIRTUAL HERBARIUM

FLORA OF AUSTRALIA ONLINE

WATTLES OF AUSTRALIA