LBP Flora species of conservation significance


From a total of 194 species of native plants recorded at Lobethal Bushland Park, 12 have conservation significance:

Significant Plant Species:
Common Name Scientific name
Rare and endangered Leafy Greenhood
Mount Lofty Ground Berry Acrotriche fasciculiflora
Tangled Spear-grass Austrostipa muelleri
Austral Bear’s-ear Cymbonotus preissianus
Candlebark Gum Eucalyptus dalrympleana
Manna Gum Eucalyptus viminalis
Clover Glycine Glycine latrobeana
Matted St John’s Wort Hypericum japonicum
Slender Lagenifera Lagenophora gracilis
Pale Wood-rush Luzula flaccida
Shade Tussock-grass Poa umbricola
Leafy Greenhood Pterostylis cucullata
Blunt Greenhood Pterostylis curta


LBP Fauna species of conservation significance

Reptiles & Amphibians:

Reptiles species of conservation significance potentially present on the site:

Significant Reptile/Amphibian Species:
Common Name Scientific name
Eastern Bearded Dragon sunning itself


Spotted Marsh Frog


Marbled Gecko
Eastern Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata
Marbled Gecko Christinus marmoratus
Lined Worm-lizard Aprasia striolata
Common Scaly-foot Pygopus lepidopodus
Eastern Three-lined Skink Bassiana duperreyi
Spotted Ctenotus Ctenotus orientalis
Three-toed Earless Skink Hemiergis decresiensis
Garden Skink Lampropholis guichenoti
Bougainville's Skink Lerista bougainvillii
Sleepy Lizard Tiliqua rugosa
Eastern Bluetongue Tiliqua scincoides
Pygmy Copperhead Austrelaps labialis
Little Whip Snake Parasuta flagellum
Red-bellied Black Snake Pseudechis porphyriacus
Eastern Brown Snake Pseudonaja textilis
Brown Tree Frog Litoria ewingii
Common Froglet Crinia signifera
Banjo Frog Limnodynastes dumerilii
Spotted Marsh Frog Limnodynastes tasmaniensis
Burrowing frog Neobatrachus pictus
Brown Toadlet Pseudophryne bibronii



A total of 89 bird species have been reported within 1km of Lobethal Bushland Park (including four introduced species), many of which can be found on the reserve. The 18 December 2015 Birds SA Checklist lists a running survey of bird species identified at the park, as collated by SA Museum:

Significant Bird Species:
Common Name Scientific Name
Yellowtailed Black Cockatoos feeding on hakea nuts
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren Calamanthus pyrrhopygius
Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus funereus
Shining Bronze-cuckoo Chalcites lucidus
White-throated Treecreeper Cormobates leucophaea
CrestedShrike Falcunculus frontatus
Black-chinned Honeyeater Melithreptus gularis
Restless Flycatcher Myiagra inquieta
Spotted Pardalote Pardalotus punctatus
Scarlet Robin Petroica boodang
Bronzewing Phaps elegans
Grey Currawong Strepera versicolor
Bassian Thrush Zoothera lunulata


Sadly, only a couple of mammals of conservation significance remain in LBP:

Significant Mammal Species:
Common Name Scientific Name
Southern Brown Bandicoot live in LBP
Southern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus
Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula