Cambridge Coastcare plantings

This page lists species planted by Cambridge Coastcare in the City Beach/Floreat area (ie within Town of Cambridge boundaries) since 2010. Where possible, the scientific name of the plant of the plant has been linked to extracts from Professor Kingsley Dixon’s book ‘Coastal Plants – A guide to the identification and restoration of plants of the Perth region’, published by CSIRO Publishing and copyright to Cambridge Coastcare Inc in 2010. We have linked the common name to Florabase compiled by the WA Herbarium, a unit of the Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife; Florabase also provides further photos and information about plant species.

The locations where we have planted in the table below are as follows:

  • D1+2 = Dunes 1 & 2 – the dune area south of City of Perth SLSC
  • Flt Bch= Floreat Beach – Areas adjacent to beach kiosk, BBQ area and car-parks, and in 2016, the sand dune behind the new shed at Floreat SLSC (in matting)
  • FBD = Fred Burton dunes to the west of City Beach Ovals
  • Chal Eco = Challenger Ecozone between Jubilee Crescent and Boscombe Avenue, south City Beach
  • Bwalk = Floreat Boardwalk, N – north end, S – south end, A – both ends
  • N Flt = North Floreat – areas to the west of back-beach road north of Floreat SLSC (including former car-park opposite end of Empire Avenue)

Please contact cambridgecoastcare@gmail.com for more information, or if you have suggestions for improvement.

Scientific nameCommon nameThumbnailWhen and how many planted since 2010Where plantedComments on survival
Acacia lasiocarpaPanjangC39 Aca lasiocarpa2011 - 166, 2013 - 100, 2014 - 500, 2015 - 344, 2016 - 3712011 - D1+2, 2013 - N Flt, Bwalk A, FBD, and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch, 2015 - D1+2, FBD, and Bwalk A, 2016 - D1+2, FBD, Bwalk A and Flt Bch
Acacia littorea(Acacia littorea)FB1 Aca littorea2014 - 2002014 - D1+2
Acacia rostelliferaSummer-scented wattleC40 Aca rostellifera2014 - 2002014 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch
Acacia truncataAngle-leaved wattleC42 Aca truncata2013 - 2002013 - Chal Eco and FBD
Acacia xanthinaWhite stemmed wattleFC5 A xanthina2016 - 1232016 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch
Acanthocarpus preissiiPrickle lilyC43 Acan preissii2010 - 500, 2011 - 605, 2012 - 22, 2013 - 400, 2014 - 200, 2016 - 882010- N Flt and FBD, 2012 - FBD, 2013 - N Flt, FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2, Flt Bch and FBD, 2016 - FBD Bwalk A and D1+2
Alyxia buxifoliaSea boxC47 Aly buxifolia2014 - 200, 2015 - 120, 2016 - 2602014 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch, 2015 - D1+2, 2016 - FBD, D1+2 and Bwalk A
Angianthus cunninghamiiCoast angianthusFB2 Ang cunninghamii2014 - 200(not recorded)
Anthocercis ittoreaYellow tailflowerC49 Ant littorea2014 - 2002014 - FBD
Atriplex isatideaCoast saltbushC51 Atr isatidea2013 - 502013 - Chal Eco
Austrostipa elegantissimaFeather speargrassC52 Aus elegantissima2016 - 232016 - FBD
Calothamnus quadrifidisOne-sided bottlebrushC54 Cal quadrifidus2011 - 35, 2012 - 400, 2013 - 650, 2014 - 300, 2015 - 336, 2016 - 3032012 - FBD, 2013 - N Flt, Bwalk A, FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2,FBD, Flt Bch and Chal Eco, 2015 - D1+2, Bwalk A and Flt Bch, 2016 - D1+2, FBD, Bwalk A and Flt Bch
Carpobrotus virescensCoastal pigfaceC55 Car viriscens2015 - 20, 2016 - 1082015 - Bwalk A, 2016 - FBD and Flt Bch
Clematis linearifoliaSlender clematis or traveller's joyC58 Clematis linearifolia2014 - 400, 2016 - 662014 - D1+2 and Flt Bch, 2016 - FBD
Conostylis candicansCoastal cottontailC59 Con candicans2010 - 650, 2011 - 392, 2012 - 42, 2013 - 900, 2014 - 500, 2015 - 81, 2016 - 2822010 - N Flt and FBD, 2011 - D1+2, 2012 - FBD, 2013 - N Flt, Bwalk A, FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch, 2015 - D1+2 and Flt Bch, 2016 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch,
Cryptandra mutila(Cryptandra mutila)FB3 Cry mutila2014 - 200(not recorded)
Desmocladus flexuosusTangle rushC61 Des flexuosus2014 - 2002014 - FBD
Dianella revolutaNative flax, dianellaC62 Dia revoluta2013 - 600, 2014 - 300, 2015 - 234, 2016 - 2142013 - N Flt, Bwalk A, FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2, Chal Eco and FBD, 2015 - D1+2, Bwalk A and Flt Bch, 2016 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch,
Diplolaena dampieriSouthern dampiera, Dampier's rose.C63 Dip dampieri2013 - 150, 2014 - 400, 2015 - 42, 2016 - 2932013 - Chal Eco and FBD, 2014 - FBD, 2015 - D1+2, 2016 - D1+2, FBD, Bwalk A and Flt Bch,
Diplopeltis hugeliiPepperbushC64 Dip hugelii2012 - 100, 2013 - 300, 2014 - 200, 2015 - 21, 2016 - 152012 - FBD, 2013 - FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - FBD, 2015 - D1+2, 2016 - FBD
Banksia (previously Dryandra) sessilisParrot bushC66 Dry sessilis2013 - 100, 2015 - 137, 2016 - 2682013 - FBD, 2015 - Bwlk A, D1+2 and Flt Bch, 2016 - D1+2, Bwalk A and Flt Bch
Enchylaena tomentosaBarrier salt bush, ruby salt bushC67 Enc tomentosa2013 - 500, 2016 - 482013 - N Flt, Bwalk A, Chal Eco and FBD, 2014 - FBD, 2016 - D1+2 and FBD
Eremophila glabraTar bush, coastal poverty bush.C68 Ere glabra2010 - 130, 2011 - 154, 2012 - 200, 2013 - 650, 2016 - 892010 - N Flt and FBD, 2011 - D1+2, 2012 - FBD, 2013 - N Flt, Bwalk A, FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - FBD and Chal Eco, 2016 - D1+2, FBD and Bwalk A
Exocarpos sparteusBroom ballartC71 Exo sparteus2014 - 2002014 - D1+2
Grevillea crithmifolia (Grevillea crithmifolia)FC3 G crithmifolia2015 - 42, 2016 - 2512015 - D1+2, 2016 - D1+2, FBD and Bwalk A
Grevillea preissiiSpider net grevilleaFC4 G preissii2015 - 57, 2016 - 1572015 - D1+2, 2016 - FBD, Bwalk A and Flt Bch
Gastrolobium nervosumDune eggs and baconC75 Gas nervosum2013 - 200, 2014 - 200, 2015 - 57, 2016 - 1982013 - Chal Eco and FBD 2014 - FBD, 2015 - D1+2, 2016 - D1+2, FBD, Bwalk A and Flt Bch
Guichenotia ledifolia(Guichenotia ledifolia)C77 Gui ledifolia2013 - 2002013 - Chal Eco
Hardenbergia comptonianaNative wisteriaFC2 H comptoniana2016 - 2302016 - D1+2, FBD and Bwalk A
Hemiandra pungensCoastal snakebushC79 Hem pungens2013 - 200, 2014 - 200, 2015 - 100, 2016 - 3682013 - FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2 and Flt Bch, 2015 - D1+2, 2016 - D1+2, FBD, Bwalk A and Flt Bch
Hibbertia subvaginataGrey leafed coastal guinea flowerC81 Hib subvaginata2012 - 60, 2013 - 600, 2014 - 400, 2015 - 272, 2016 - 3432012 - FBD, 2013 N Flt, Bwalk S, FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2 and FBD, 2015 - D1+2, Bwalk A and Flt Bch, 2016 - FBD, Bwalk A, and Flt Bch
Hybanthus calycinusWild violetFB4 Hyb calycinus2014 - 200(not recorded)
Hypolaena exsulca(Hypolaena exsulca)FB5 Hyp exsulca2014 - 2002014 - Floreat Beach
Kennedia prostrata Scarlet runnerFC1 K prostrata2016 - 842016 - D1+2, FBD
Leschenaultia linarioidesYellow leschenaultiaC82 Lec linorioides2013 - 300, 2014 - 400, 2015 - 152013 - Chal Eco, FBD, 2015 - D1+2
Lepidosperma calcicola(Lepidosperma calcicola)(no image available)2016 - 92016 - FBD
Lepidosperma gladiatumCoast sword sedge (kerbein)C83 Lep gladiatum2010 - 250, 2011 - 500, 2012 - 42, 2013 - 400, 2014 - 200, 2015 - 137, 2016 - 2202010 - N Flt and FBD, 2011 - D1+2, 2012 - FBD, 2013 - N Flt, FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - Flt Bch, FBD and D1+2, 2015 - D1+2, Bwalk A and Flt Bch, 2016 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch
Leptomeria preissiana(Leptomeria preissiana)FB6 Lep preissiana2013 - 200, 2014 - 200(not recorded)
Leucophyta browniiCushion bushC85 Leu brownii2010 - 192, 2011 - 210, 2012 - 378, 2013 - 600, 2016 - 232010/2 - FBD, 2013 - N Flt, Bwalk A and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2 and FBD, 2016 - Bwalk A
Leucopogon parviflorusCoast beard-heathC87 Leu parviflorus2014 - 2002014 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch
Lomandra maritimaMaritime mat-rushC88 Lom maritima2014 - 2002014 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch
Melaleuca huegeliiChenille honey-myrtleC90 Mel huegelii2016 - 1852016 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch
Melaleuca systenaCoastal honeymyrtleC92 Mel systena2011 - 66, 2012 - 300, 2013 - 450, 2014 - 300, 2015 - 30, 2016 - 1252012 - FBD, 2013 - N Flt, Bwalk S, FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2 and FBD, 2015 - D1+2, 2016 - FBD and Bwalk A
Myoporum insulareBlueberry tree (boobiala)C94 Myo insulare2010 - 300, 2011 - 92, 2013 - 350, 2014 - 200, 2015 - 104, 2016 - 302010 - N Flt, Flt Bch and FBD, 2011 - D1+2, 2013 - N Flt and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2 and Flt Bch, 2015 - D1+2 and Bwalk A, 2016 - FBD and Flt Bch
Olearia axillarisCoastal daisy bush or, native rosemary.C97 Ole axellaris2010 - 500, 2011 - 1016, 2012 - 84, 2013 - 700, 2014 - 400, 2015 - 304, 2016 - 3722010 - N Flt, Flt Bch and FBD, 2011 - D1+2, 2012 - FBD, 2013 - N Flt, Bwalk A, FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2, Flt Bch and FBD, 2015 - D1+2, Bwalk A and Flt Bch, 2016 - D1+2, FBD, Bwalk A and Flt Bch
Pithocarpa (previously Ozothamnus) cordatusTangle daisy (as Pithocarpa cordata)C99 Ozo cordatus2010 - 80, 2011 - 50, 2012 - 200, 2013 - 200, 2015 - 95, 2016 - 972010 - N Flt, Flt Bch and FBD, 2012 - FBD, 2013 - N Flt and Chal Eco, 2015 - D1+2, 2016 - FBD, Bwalk A and Flt Bch
Phyllanthus calycinusFalse boroniaC101 Phy calycinus2014 - 200(not recorded)
Pimelea ferrugineaCoast banjineC102 Pim ferrugina2013 - 5502013 - Chal Eco, FBD and Bwalk A
Rhagodia baccataBerry saltbushC104 Rha baccata2012 - 350, 2013 - 400, 2016 - 3062012 - FBd, 2013 - N Flt, Bwalk N and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2 and Flt Bch, 2016 - D1+2, FBD, Bwalk A and Flt Bch
Samolus repensCommon brookweedC106 Sam repens2014 - 2002014 - D1+2 and Flt Bch
Santalum acuminatumSweet quandongC107 San acuminatum2014 - 200(not recorded)
Scaevola anchusifoliaSilky scaevolaFB7 Sca anchusifolia2014 - 200, 2015 - 81, 2016 - 1562015 - D1+2 and Flt Bch, 2016 - D1+2, FBD and Bwalk A
Scaevola crassifoliaThick-leaved scaevolaC109 Sca crassifolia2010 - 200, 2011 - 480, 2013 - 500, 2014 - 200, 2015 - 288, 2016 - 1802010 - N Flt, 2013 - N Flt, Bwalk S, FBD and Chal Eco, 2014 - D1+2, FBD and Flt Bch, 2015 - D1+2, Bwalk A and Flt Bch, 2016 - FBD and Flt Bch
Scaevola thesioidesFanflowerC111 Sca thesioides2016 - 112016 - D1+2 and FBD
Schoenus grandiflorusLarge-flowered bog-rushC112 Sch grandiflorus2013 - 3502013 - Chal Eco, Bwalk A and N Flt
Spinifex hirsutusHairy spinifexC114 Spi hirsutus2010 - 84, 2011 - 57, 2016 - 352010- Flt Bch, 2011 - D1+2, 2016 - Flt Bch
Spinifex longifoliusBeach spinifexC115 Spi longifolius2010 - 100, 2011 - 174, 2013 - 500, 2014 - 200, 2015 - 452, 2016 - 482010 - Flt Bch and N Flt, 2011 - D1+2, 2013 - N Flt, Bwalk N and FBD, 2014 - D1+2, Flt Bch and FBD, 2015 - D1+2, Flt Bch and Bwalk A, 2016 - Flt Bch
Spyridium globulosumBasket bushC117 Spy gobulosum2010 - 584, 2011 - 462, 2013 - 300, 2015 - 45, 2016 - 2862010- N Flt, Flt Bch and FBD, 2013 - Bwalk N and N Flt, 2014 - D1+2 and FBD, 2015 - Bwalk A and Flt Bch, 2016 - D1+2, FBD, Bwalk A and Flt Bch
Templetonia retusaCockies' tonguesC118 Tem retusa2012 - 430, 2013 - 300, 2014 - 200, 2016 - 1312012 - FBD, 2013 - Bwalk A and FBD, 2014 - FBD, 2016 - FBD and D1+2
Tetraria octandra(Tetraria octandra)FB8 Tet octandra2014 - 2002014 - D1+2
Threlkeldia diffusaCoastal bonefruitC120 Thr diffusa2012 - 30, 2013 - 5002012 - FBD, 2013 - N Flt, Bwalk N, FBD and Chal Ecor, 2014 - D1+2 and FBD