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Where do plants grow?

Types of Habitats

Arid/Semi-Arid

Approximately 70% of Australia is classed as arid or semi arid. This type of environment can include grasslands, heath, tall shrubs and sandy/rocky areas.

Temperate Rainforest

Found in areas of less fertile soils than tropical/subtropical rainforest. Common trees include coachwood and sassafras.

Cumberland Plain Woodland

This endangered ecological community is found on clay soils and has an open tree canopy, a groundcover of grasses/herbs and shrubs.

Tropical/Subtropical Rainforest

Tropical/subtropical rainforests occur on fertile soils. Plants tend to have large, soft, green leaves and the dominant ground cover is ferns.

These plants grow in different vegetation zones in New South Wales