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Environment

Vegetation

Vegetation is dominated by open forests of Red Stringybark (Eucalyptus macrorhyncha) and Long-leaf Box (E.goniocalyx) on the dry, steep north and north-eastern slopes. The understorey varies from tussock grass to low shrubs such as Handsome Fiat-pea and Grey Bush-pea. On the plateaux and southern slopes, Broad-leaf Peppermint (E.dives) predominates, also containing an understorey of grasses and low shrubs. Narrow-leaf Peppermint (E. radiata) is confined to damper sites.

The area around Granya Gap has a high conservation value with some rare plant species being recorded including Crimson Grevillea, Grey Rice-flower and Dusky Bush-pea. An excellent display of wild flowers may be found throughout the park during Springtime.

Animals

The range of faunal habitats gives rise to a number of wildlife species including the Eastern Grey Kangaroo, Black-tailed Wallaby and the Common Wombat. Birds recorded in the park include the Wedge-tailed Eagle, Crimson Rosella and Sulphur-crested Cockatoo.