Franklin Forest - Tasmanian Flora Gallery

Explorations of the flora found within 9.5 acres of tall, wet eucalyptus forest in Franklin, Huon Valley, Tasmania.

The 3.8 ha (9 acres) of forest may be described as mixed/Wet eucalypt forest, as it is dominated by Eucalyptus obliqua and/or E. regnans with an understorey that commonly includes Pomaderris apetala, Dicksonia antarctica, Nothofagus cunninghamii, Acacia dealbata, Zieria arborescens, Bedfordia salicina and Olearia argophylla. (Laffan & McIntosh 2005).

Flora Species: (work in progress)

Silver Wattle - Acacia dealbata

Blackwood - Acacia melanoxylon

Rice's Wattle - Acacia riceana (Tasmanian endemic)

Prickly mimosa - Acacia verticillata

Native laurel - Anopterus glandulosus (Tasmanian endemic)

Sassafras - Atherosperma moschatum

Heartberry - Aristotelia peduncularis (Tasmanian endemic)

Blanket leaf - Bedfordia salicina (Tasmanian endemic)

Purple Appleberry - Billardiera longflora (Tasmanian endemic)

Hard Waterfern - Blechnum wattsii

Dolly Bush - Cassinia aculeata 

Australian or Wild Clematis - Clematis aristata

Blue Love Creeper - Comesperma volubile

Mountain Currant Bush - Coprosma nitida

Turquoise Berry - Drymophila cyanocarpa 

Forest Flaxlily - Dianella tasmanica

Man Fern - Dicksonia antarctica

Stringybark, Brown-top, Messmate - Eucalyptus obliqua

Swamp gum - Eucalyptus regnans

Tasmanian Yellow Gum - Eucalyptus johnstonii

Leatherwood - Eucryphia lucida (Tasmanian endemic)

Tasmanian Snowberry - Gaultheria hispida (Tasmanian endemic)

Cutting Grass - Gahnia grandis

Common Fingerfern - Grammitis billardieri

Shiny Filmyfern - Hymenophyllum flabellatum

Pale Rush - Juncus pallidus

Mountain Pinkberry - Leptecophylla parvifolia

Manuka - Leptospermum scoparia

Woolly tea tree - Leptospermum lanigerum

Myrtle - Nothofagus cunninghamii

Musk - Olearia argophylla

Forest Daisybush - Olearia lirata

Sawleaf Daisybush - Olearia stellulata

Tree Everlastingbush - Ozothamnus ferrugineus

Cascade everlasting - Ozothamnus thyrsoideus

Cherry Riceflower - Pimelea drupacea

Slender Riceflower - Pimelea linifolia 

Cheesewood - Pittosporum bicolor

Mother Shieldfern - Polystichum proliferum

Dogwood, Native hazel - Pomaderris apetala

Native Cranberry - Styphelia humifusa

Mountain pepper - Tasmannia lanceolata

Fairy Lantern - Thismia rodwayi (Schedule 5 (Rare) of the Tasmanian Threatened Species Protection Act 1995. 

Stinkwood - Zieria arborescens

Artificial Plantings of Tasmanian Native Species around House

Honeysuckle, Banksia - Banksia marginata

Lemon bottle-brush - Callistemon pallidus

Small-leafed Melaleuca - Melaleuca gibbosa

Sagg - Lomandra longifolia