Mt Stuart

Just 10 km from the Townsville CBD, Mt Stuart rises to 584 metres. After Castle Hill, it is Townsville’s most prominent landmark. Most of the area is a Military Training Area, but public road access to the peak is available from the Flinders Highway.

Photo above: From the TCC Scenic Reserve looking West towards Ross River Dam

Native plants we have recorded at this site are listed below.

Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosus Malvaceae
Acacia spirorbis Mimosaceae
Acmella grandiflora Asteraceae
Acronychia laevis Rutaceae
Adiantum aethiopicum Adiantaceae
Albizia procera Mimosaceae
Allocasuarina torulosa Casuarinaceae
Alphitonia excelsa Rhamnaceae
Alyxia ruscifolia Apocynaceae
Backhousia tetraptera Myrtaceae
Brunoniella acaulis Acanthaceae
Buchera linearis Scrophularaceae
Byblis liniflora Byblidaceae
Cajanus confertiflorous Fabaceae
Cajanus marmoratus Fabaceae
Cajanus reticulatus Fabaceae
Cassia mimosoides Caesalpiniaceae
Centranthera cochinchinensis Scropohulariaceae
Cissus oblonga Vitaceae
Commelina diffusa Commelinaceae
Commelina ensifolia Commelinaceae
Corymbia intermedia Myrtaceae
Crotalaria calycina Fabaceae
Cyperus iria Cyperaceae
Dioscorea bulbifera Dioscoraceae
Diospyros geminata Ebenaceae
Dockrillia bowmanii Orchidaceae
Drosera indica Droseraceae
Dunbaria rotundifolia Fabaceae
Eucalyptus acmenoides Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus exerta Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus paedoglauca Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus platyphylla Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus tereticornis Myrtaceae
Euroschinus falcata Anacarciaceae
Ficus opposita Moraceae
Ficus platypoda Moraceae
Ficus superba var. henneana Moraceae
Flemingia involucrata Fabaceae
Gahnia aspera Cyperaceae
Geodorum densiflorum Orchidaceae
Grevillea striata Proteaceae
Habenaria triplonema Orchidoideae
Heteropogon contortus Poaceae
Heteropogon triticeus Poaceae
Hybanthus stellaroides Violaceae
Indigofera linifolia Fabaceae
Jagera pseudorhus Sapindaceae
Ludwigia octovalvis Onagraceae
Leptospermum anfractum Myrtaceae
Maytenus disperma Celastraceae
Melaleuca fluviatilis Myrtaceae
Melaleuca hemisticta Myrtaceae
Melaleuca viridiflora Myrtaceae
Melodorum leichhardtii Annonaceae
Morinda canthoides Rubiaceae
Muehlenbeckia zippelii Polygonaceae
Murdannia graminea Commelinaceae
Nervilia discolor Epidendroideae
Parsonsia lanceolata Apocynaceae
Parsonsia latifolia Apocynaceae
Parsonsia lenticellata Apocynaceae
Passiflora aurantia Passifloraceae
Physalis minima Solanaceae
Pipturis argenteus Urticaceae
Pittosporum ferrugineum Pittosporaceae
Planchonella queenslandica Sapotaceae
Platycerum veitcheii Polypodiaceae
Plectrathus diversus Lamiaceae
Polyscias elegans Araliaceae
Pterocaulum serrulatum Asteraceae
Pyrrosia confluens Polypodiaceae
Rhamicarpa australensis Linderniaceae
Rostellularia adscendens Acanthaceae
Schefflera actinophylla Araliaceae
Strychnos psilosperma Loganaceae
Tacca leontopetaloides Taccaceae
Tephrosia astragaloides Fabaceae
Tephrosia brachydon Fabaceae
Thecanthes cornucopiae Thymeliaceae
Themeda triandra Poaceae
Trichodesma zeylanicum Boraginaceae
Tricoryne anceps Johnsoniaceae
Utricularia caerulea Lentibulariaceae
Vigna radiata Fabaceae
Vignavexillata Fabaceae
Wahlenbergia caryophylloides Campanulaceae
Waltheria indica Malvaceae
Wickstroemia indica Thymelaeaceae
Xanthorrhoea johnsonii Xanthorrhoeaceae
Zornia muriculata Papilionaceae