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Wetland indicator plants of Brisbane River drainage sub-basin

Total number of species: 264

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Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
Charophyceae Characeae Chara fibrosa C QA I
Charophyceae Characeae Nitella cristata C QA I
Charophyceae Characeae Nitella furcata C Q I
Charophyceae Characeae Nitella hyalina C QI I
Charophyceae Characeae Nitella penicillata C QAI I
Charophyceae Characeae Nitella pseudoflabellata C QA I
land plants Acanthaceae Avicennia marina C QAI I
land plants Acanthaceae Avicennia marina subsp. australasica C QAI I
land plants Acanthaceae Hygrophila angustifolia C QAI I
land plants Acanthaceae Hygrophila costata IU I
land plants Acanthaceae Hygrophila polysperma IU I
land plants Alismataceae Damasonium minus starfruit SL QA I
land plants Alismataceae Sagittaria platyphylla sagittaria IU I
land plants Amaranthaceae Alternanthera philoxeroides alligator weed IU I
land plants Amaryllidaceae Crinum flaccidum Murray lily SL QA I
land plants Amaryllidaceae Crinum pedunculatum river lily SL QAI I
land plants Apiaceae Berula erecta water parsnip IU I
land plants Apiaceae Lilaeopsis brisbanica E Q I
land plants Aponogetonaceae Aponogeton elongatus subsp. elongatus NT QA I
land plants Araceae Lemna aequinoctialis common duckweed C QAI I
land plants Araceae Pistia stratiotes water lettuce IU I
land plants Araliaceae Hydrocotyle verticillata shield pennywort C QA I
land plants Asteraceae Cotula coronopifolia water buttons IU I
land plants Asteraceae Eclipta prostrata white eclipta IU I
land plants Asteraceae Enydra fluctuans IU I
land plants Brassicaceae Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum watercress IU I
land plants Cabombaceae Brasenia schreberi C QAI I
land plants Cabombaceae Cabomba caroliniana var. caroliniana cabomba IU I
land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina cunninghamiana C QA I
land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina cunninghamiana subsp. cunninghamiana C QAI I
land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina glauca swamp she-oak C QAI I
land plants Ceratophyllaceae Ceratophyllum demersum hornwort C QAI I
land plants Chenopodiaceae Suaeda arbusculoides C QA I
land plants Chenopodiaceae Suaeda australis C QA I
land plants Chenopodiaceae Tecticornia indica C QAI I
land plants Chenopodiaceae Tecticornia pergranulata subsp. queenslandica C Q I
land plants Colchicaceae Burchardia umbellata C QA I
land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea aquatica C QAI I
land plants Cymodoceaceae Halodule uninervis SL QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Bolboschoenus caldwellii C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Bolboschoenus fluviatilis C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Carex fascicularis tassel sedge C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Carex gaudichaudiana C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Chorizandra cymbaria C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Chorizandra sphaerocephala C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Cladium procerum leafy twigrush C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus aquatilis C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus difformis rice sedge C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus digitatus C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus distans C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus enervis C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus eragrostis IU I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus esculentus yellow nutgrass IU I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus exaltatus tall flatsedge C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus flaccidus C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus gymnocaulos spiny flatsedge C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus haspan C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus haspan subsp. haspan C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus involucratus IU I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus laevigatus C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus lucidus C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus nutans var. eleusinoides flatsedge C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus odoratus C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus papyrus papyrus IU I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus pilosus C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus platystylis C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus polystachyos C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus polystachyos var. polystachyos C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus procerus C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus prolifer dwarf papyrus IU I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus sanguinolentus C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus scariosus C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus squarrosus bearded flatsedge C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus unioloides C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus vaginatus C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis atricha tuber spikerush C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis cylindrostachys C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis dietrichiana C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis dulcis C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis equisetina C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis minuta IU I
land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis philippinensis C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis plana ribbed spikerush C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis sphacelata tall spikerush C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis tetraquetra C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis ferruginea C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis microcarya C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis nuda C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis nutans C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis polytrichoides C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Fuirena incrassata C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Gahnia clarkei tall sawsedge C QA I
land plants Cyperaceae Gahnia sieberiana sword grass C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Isolepis inundata swamp club rush C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Lepironia articulata C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Rhynchospora brownii beak rush C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Rhynchospora corymbosa C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Rhynchospora rubra C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Schoenoplectus subulatus C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani C QAI I
land plants Cyperaceae Schoenus brevifolius C QAI I
land plants Droseraceae Drosera binata forked sundew SL QAI I
land plants Droseraceae Drosera burmanni SL QAI I
land plants Droseraceae Drosera lunata SL QAI I
land plants Droseraceae Drosera spatulata SL QA I
land plants Droseraceae Drosera spatulata var. spatulata SL QAI I
land plants Elatinaceae Elatine gratioloides waterwort C QAI I
land plants Eriocaulaceae Eriocaulon nanum C QA I
land plants Eriocaulaceae Eriocaulon scariosum C QAI I
land plants Euphorbiaceae Excoecaria agallocha milky mangrove C QAI I
land plants Gleicheniaceae Dicranopteris linearis var. linearis C QAI I
land plants Haloragaceae Myriophyllum aquaticum Brazilian water milfoil IU I
land plants Haloragaceae Myriophyllum crispatum C QA I
land plants Haloragaceae Myriophyllum gracile C QA I
land plants Haloragaceae Myriophyllum gracile var. gracile C QA I
land plants Haloragaceae Myriophyllum jacobsii C Q I
land plants Haloragaceae Myriophyllum striatum C Q I
land plants Haloragaceae Myriophyllum verrucosum water milfoil C QA I
land plants Hydrocharitaceae Egeria densa dense waterweed IU I
land plants Hydrocharitaceae Halophila decipiens SL Q I
land plants Hydrocharitaceae Halophila ovalis SL QAI I
land plants Hydrocharitaceae Halophila spinulosa SL QAI I
land plants Hydrocharitaceae Hydrilla verticillata hydrilla SL QAI I
land plants Hydrocharitaceae Hydrocharis dubia frogbit IU I
land plants Hydrocharitaceae Limnobium laevigatum IU I
land plants Hydrocharitaceae Ottelia alismoides SL QAI I
land plants Hydrocharitaceae Ottelia ovalifolia swamp lily SL Q I
land plants Hydrocharitaceae Vallisneria nana SL QAI I
land plants Juncaceae Juncus aridicola tussock rush C QA I
land plants Juncaceae Juncus bufonius toad rush IU I
land plants Juncaceae Juncus continuus C QA I
land plants Juncaceae Juncus holoschoenus C QA I
land plants Juncaceae Juncus kraussii sea rush C QA I
land plants Juncaceae Juncus kraussii subsp. australiensis C QAI I
land plants Juncaceae Juncus planifolius C QAI I
land plants Juncaceae Juncus prismatocarpus branching rush C QAI I
land plants Juncaceae Juncus usitatus C QAI I
land plants Juncaginaceae Cycnogeton microtuberosus SL QA I
land plants Juncaginaceae Cycnogeton multifructus SL QA I
land plants Juncaginaceae Cycnogeton procerus SL QAI I
land plants Juncaginaceae Triglochin striata streaked arrowgrass SL QAI I
land plants Lamiaceae Lycopus australis water horehound C QA I
land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra hystrix C QA I
land plants Lentibulariaceae Utricularia aurea golden bladderwort SL QAI I
land plants Lentibulariaceae Utricularia caerulea blue bladderwort SL QAI I
land plants Lentibulariaceae Utricularia dichotoma fairy aprons SL QAI I
land plants Lentibulariaceae Utricularia gibba floating bladderwort SL QAI I
land plants Lentibulariaceae Utricularia uliginosa asian bladderwort SL QAI I
land plants Limnocharitaceae Hydrocleys nymphoides IU I
land plants Lygodiaceae Lygodium microphyllum snake fern C QAI I
land plants Lythraceae Lythrum salicaria purple loosestrife C QAI I
land plants Lythraceae Rotala mexicana C QAI I
land plants Lythraceae Rotala rotundifolia IU I
land plants Lythraceae Rotala tripartita C QA I
land plants Marsileaceae Marsilea costulifera narrow-leaved nardoo C QA I
land plants Marsileaceae Marsilea drummondii common nardoo C QAI I
land plants Marsileaceae Marsilea hirsuta hairy nardoo C QAI I
land plants Marsileaceae Marsilea mutica shiny nardoo C QA I
land plants Maundiaceae Maundia triglochinoides V QA I
land plants Melastomataceae Melastoma malabathricum subsp. malabathricum C QAI I
land plants Menyanthaceae Liparophyllum exaltatum SL QA I
land plants Menyanthaceae Nymphoides geminata SL QA I
land plants Menyanthaceae Nymphoides indica water snowflake SL QAI I
land plants Myrsinaceae Aegiceras corniculatum river mangrove C QAI I
land plants Myrtaceae Baeckea frutescens C QAI I
land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus robusta swamp mahogany C QAI I
land plants Myrtaceae Leptospermum liversidgei C QA I
land plants Myrtaceae Lophostemon suaveolens swamp box C QAI I
land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca bracteata C QAI I
land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca leucadendra broad-leaved tea-tree C QAI I
land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca linariifolia snow-in summer C QA I
land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca pachyphylla C QA I
land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca quinquenervia swamp paperbark C QAI I
land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca thymifolia thyme honeymyrtle C QA I
land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca viminalis C QA I
land plants Myrtaceae Tristaniopsis laurina C QA I
land plants Myrtaceae Waterhousea floribunda weeping lilly pilly C QA I
land plants Najadaceae Najas tenuifolia water nymph SL QAI I
land plants Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea caerulea IU I
land plants Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea gigantea SL QA I
land plants Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea mexicana IU I
land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia longifolia IU I
land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia octovalvis willow primrose C QAI I
land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis C QAI I
land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia perennis C QAI I
land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia repens IU I
land plants Orchidaceae Phaius australis E E QAI I
land plants Philydraceae Philydrum lanuginosum frogsmouth C QAI I
land plants Plantaginaceae Bacopa lanigera IU I
land plants Plantaginaceae Bacopa monnieri C QAI I
land plants Plantaginaceae Callitriche muelleri C QA I
land plants Plantaginaceae Callitriche sonderi C QA I
land plants Poaceae Arundo donax IU I
land plants Poaceae Diplachne fusca var. fusca C QAI I
land plants Poaceae Diplachne fusca var. uninervia IU I
land plants Poaceae Echinochloa colona awnless barnyard grass IU I
land plants Poaceae Echinochloa crus-galli barnyard grass IU I
land plants Poaceae Echinochloa telmatophila swamp barnyard grass C QAI I
land plants Poaceae Hemarthria uncinata C Q I
land plants Poaceae Hemarthria uncinata var. spathacea C QAI I
land plants Poaceae Hemarthria uncinata var. uncinata C QA I
land plants Poaceae Hymenachne amplexicaulis 'Olive' IU I
land plants Poaceae Isachne globosa swamp millet C QAI I
land plants Poaceae Ischaemum australe var. australe C QAI I
land plants Poaceae Leersia hexandra swamp rice grass C QAI I
land plants Poaceae Panicum larcomianum C Q I
land plants Poaceae Panicum obseptum white water panic C QA I
land plants Poaceae Panicum paludosum swamp panic C QAI I
land plants Poaceae Paspalum distichum water couch IU I
land plants Poaceae Paspalum vaginatum saltwater couch IU I
land plants Poaceae Phragmites australis common reed C QAI I
land plants Poaceae Polypogon monspeliensis annual beardgrass IU I
land plants Poaceae Pseudoraphis spinescens spiny mudgrass C QAI I
land plants Poaceae Sacciolepis indica Indian cupscale grass C QAI I
land plants Poaceae Sporobolus virginicus sand couch C QAI I
land plants Poaceae Stenotaphrum secundatum buffalo grass IU I
land plants Poaceae Urochloa mutica IU I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria attenuata C QAI I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria capitata IU I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria decipiens slender knotweed C QAI I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria dichotoma C QAI I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria elatior V V QA I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria hydropiper water pepper C QAI I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria lapathifolia pale knotweed C QAI I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria orientalis princes feathers C QAI I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria praetermissa C QAI I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria prostrata creeping knotweed C QA I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria strigosa C QAI I
land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria subsessilis hairy knotweed C QAI I
land plants Pontederiaceae Eichhornia crassipes water hyacinth IU I
land plants Pontederiaceae Heteranthera reniformis IU I
land plants Pontederiaceae Monochoria cyanea C QA I
land plants Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton crispus curly pondweed SL QAI I
land plants Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton ochreatus blunt pondweed SL QAI I
land plants Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton octandrus SL QAI I
land plants Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton perfoliatus perfoliate pondweed SL QAI I
land plants Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton sulcatus SL QA I
land plants Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton tepperi SL QA I
land plants Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton tricarinatus floating pondweed SL QA I
land plants Potamogetonaceae Stuckenia pectinata SL QAI I
land plants Proteaceae Banksia robur broad-leaved banksia C QA I
land plants Pteridaceae Acrostichum speciosum mangrove fern SL QAI I
land plants Ranunculaceae Ranunculus inundatus river buttercup C QA I
land plants Restionaceae Baloskion pallens C QA I
land plants Restionaceae Baloskion tenuiculme C QA I
land plants Restionaceae Eurychorda complanata C QA I
land plants Restionaceae Lepyrodia imitans C Q I
land plants Restionaceae Lepyrodia scariosa C QA I
land plants Rhizophoraceae Bruguiera gymnorhiza large-fruited orange mangrove C QAI I
land plants Rhizophoraceae Rhizophora stylosa spotted mangrove C QAI I
land plants Ricciaceae Ricciocarpos natans C Q I
land plants Ruppiaceae Ruppia maritima sea tassel C QAI I
land plants Salicaceae Salix babylonica weeping willow IU I
land plants Salviniaceae Azolla pinnata ferny azolla C QAI I
land plants Salviniaceae Salvinia molesta salvinia IU I
land plants Samolaceae Samolus valerandi brookweed C QAI I
land plants Stylidiaceae Stylidium debile frail trigger plant SL QA I
land plants Stylidiaceae Stylidium tenerum SL QAI I
land plants Thelypteridaceae Cyclosorus interruptus SL QAI I
land plants Typhaceae Sparganium subglobosum floating bur-reed C QA I
land plants Typhaceae Typha domingensis C QAI I
land plants Typhaceae Typha orientalis broad-leaved cumbungi C QAI I
land plants Xyridaceae Xyris complanata yellow-eye C QAI I
land plants Zosteraceae Zostera capricorni eelgrass SL QA I

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DESI WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

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Legend

Nature Conservation Act
NCA - Status under the Nature Conservation Act 1992
EX : Extinct
PE : Extinct in the wild
CR : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
NT : Near threatened
C : Least concern
SL : Special least concern
I : International
P : Prohibited
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
EPBC - Status under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
EX : Extinct
XW : Extinct in the wild
CE : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
CD : Conservation dependent
End. - Endemicity
Q : Queensland endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland
QA : Intranational - naturally occurs in Queensland and interstate
QAI : Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas
QI : Regional endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland and overseas
VA : Vagrant (Intranational) - normally occurs interstate
VI : Vagrant (International) - normally occurs overseas
VU : Vagrant (Unknown)
IA : Introduced (Intranational) - naturalised from interstate
II : Introduced (International) - naturalised from overseas
IU : Introduced - unknown origin
U : Unknown endemicity - native
Wetland Status
I : Wetland indicator species


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Wetland indicator plants of Brisbane River drainage sub-basin, WetlandInfo website, accessed 26 May 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=sub-basin-brisbane-river&Kingdom=plants&SpeciesFilter=WetlandIndicator

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