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Threatened Species

Protecting threatened species is important in helping to maintain a healthy and diverse ecosystem. Below is a list of some of the threatened species of the Macedon ranges shire. This section is currently being worked on.

 Species Name
Common Name
Conservation Status in AustraliaConservation Status in VictoriaClosest Native Site
Ballantinia antipodaSouthern Shepherd's Purse
 Endangered EndangeredBlack forest - Woodend
Brachyscome debilis
Weak Daisy
 --Vulnerable
Cobaw Ranges
 Caladenia versicolorCandy Spider-orchid
Vulnerable
 Endangered Gisborne
 Cardamine lilacinaLilac Bitter-cress
 --Vulnerable
Mount Macedon
 Cullen parvum

Small Scurf-pea
Endangered
 EndangeredBaynton
Dianella amoena

Matted Flax-lily
 Endangered  Endangered Nullavale
Diuris basaltica

Small Golden Moths
Endangered
Vulnerable
Romsey
 Diuris behrii

Golden Cowslips --Vulnerable
Macedon
Diuris punctata var. punctata Purple Diuris --Vulnerable
 Lancefield
 Eucalyptus aggregataBlack Gum--
Endangered
 Woodend
 Euphrasia scabraRough Eyebright --Endangered
Romsey
 Glycine latrobeana Clover GlycineVulnerable
 VulnerableRomsey
 Senecio psilocarpus Swamp FireweedVulnerable
Vulnerable
Gisborne
 Thesium australe Austral Toad-flax

 VulnerableVulnerable
Lancefield
Xanthoparmelia suberadicata Foliose Lichen --Endangered
Hanging Rock
Xerochrysum palustre
Swamp EverlastingVulnerable
Vulnerable
Gisborne
 Zieria aspalathoides subsp. aspalathoidesWhorled Zieria  --Vulnerable
Mount Macedon