Environment Park Subotopic Layout
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VegetationThe park supports over 200 species of native flora including many rare and threatened species. Significant flora includes:
- buloke (Allocauarina leuhmannii)
- rock correa (Correa glabra)
- snowy mint bush (Prostanthera nivea)
- swan greenhood (Pterostylis cycnocephala)
- woolly cloak fern (Cheilanthes lasiophylla)
- dwarf bluebush (Maireana humillima)
- rye beetle-grass (Tripogon logiiformis).
The plains area of the park carries a grassy woodland community dominated by white cypress-pine, yellow box and grey box.
The grasslands support the largest known Victorian populations of the endangered species:
- Leptorhynchos scabrous
- Swainsona murrayna
- Prauphyllum suaveolens
- Panicum laevinode.
AnimalsThe wooded and open grasslands are home to over 100 species of birds, including:
- the Plains wanderer (Pedionomus torquatus)
- Grey-crowned babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis)
- Bush stone curlew (Burhinus grallarius)
- Barking owl (Ninox connivens)
- Spotted nightjar (Caprimulgus guttatus)
- Brolga (Grus rubicundus).
The park is also home to a variety of native mammals and reptiles such as the:
- Black wallaby (Wallabia bicolor)
- Fat-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis crassicuadata)
- Striped legless lizard (Delma impar)
- Hooded scaly foot (Pygopus nigriceps)
- Tree goanna (Varanus varius).