McKay Reserve, Palm Beach, New South Wales facts for kids
McKay Reserve is a small tract of remnant urban bushland in Palm Beach, parts of which contain the endangered ecological community (EEC) Pittwater and Wagstaffe Spotted Gum Forest. The reserve lies on a ridge on the Barrenjoey Peninsula and overlooks western Pittwater.
Mapping by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage in 2013 shows the reserve as also containing Coastal escarpment littoral rainforest, a particular subgroup of the Littoral Rainforest community, which is also an endangered ecological community.
Flora species list
The flora species list is taken from Smith & Smith (1992). Species from other lists are referenced individually. Species introduced from overseas are prefixed with an asterisk (*), non-local Australian species with #. Of the 362 plant species listed by Smith & Smith, 125 (approximately one third) are naturalised introduced species.
|Flora found in McKay Reserve|
McKay Reserve, Palm Beach, New South Wales Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.