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Lane Cove National Park Wildflowers
Index to our collection

Sydney Flannel FlowerSydney Flannel Flower
The Lane Cove National Park is only 10km north-west of Sydney and covers 600ha. It was Gazetted as a National Park in 1938.

Although its waterways and the edges of the park are being encroached by weeds, it remains an incredible source of wildflowers - many of which are unique to the Sydney Basin.

There's an estimated 550 native flora species recorded in the Park. Our website has a third of those.

The National Parks and Wildlife website provides details of the Park.

We are indebted to -

These reference sources have greatly assisted in identifying the Park's wildflowers.

Our wildflowers webpages contain over 200 species. The species have been divided into 5 webpages based on botanical families, plus a webpage dedicated to introduced plants (weeds).


Sydney Green WattleSydney Green Wattle

wattles, eucalypts, tea-trees
Families Mimosaceae and Myrtaceae

Red Spider Flower Red Spider Flower

Banksias, Grevilleas, Geebungs & Hakeas
Family Proteaceae

NSW Coral Heath NSW Coral Heath

Boronias, Guinea Flowers & Heaths
Families Rutaceae, Dilleniaceae & Epacridaceae

Purple Coral Pea Purple Coral Pea

Pea Flowers, Orchids, Lillies & Irises
Families Fabaceae, Orchidaceae, Liliaceae & Iridaceaee

Snake Flower Snake Flower

- but certainly not lesser.
Representing over 100 families.

Greater Periwinkle Greater Periwinkle

Introduced plants.

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