Mackay Local Native Pioneering Plant Species

Pioneer plant species are great for kick starting ecosystems. Planting pioneer species has many environmental benefits more food for wildlife, increased shade, less carbon in the atmosphere, cooler temperatures and most importantly - more time for you to enjoy life preferably on a verandah overlooking your growing garden!

This list will continue to be updated as new plant species are added.

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