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).
04 Mar 2014
Like a lot of people these days, Parks Victoria’s Field Staff are spending more time on their iPhones. But as Robinvale based Bradd Baldock explains, being ‘on the phone’ out in the parks and reserves is actually making his work much easier and quicker. “Take for example putting up flood…