Wilsons Peak Flora Reserve

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Wilsons Peak Flora Reserve
New South Wales
Wilsons Peak-1995 Dec.jpg
Wilsons Peak, located within the reserve
Wilsons Peak Flora Reserve is located in New South Wales
Wilsons Peak Flora Reserve
Wilsons Peak Flora Reserve
Nearest town or cityKillarney, Queensland
Coordinates28°15′19″S 152°29′21″E / 28.25528°S 152.48917°E / -28.25528; 152.48917Coordinates: 28°15′19″S 152°29′21″E / 28.25528°S 152.48917°E / -28.25528; 152.48917
Managing authoritiesNSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

The Wilsons Peak Flora Reserve is a protected nature reserve that is located in the Northern Rivers region in the state of New South Wales, in eastern Australia. The reserve is bounded to the north by the border between New South Wales and the state of Queensland. The nearest town is the Queensland settlement of Killarney.

The dry rainforest is part of the Main Range group of the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Gondwana Rainforests of Australia.[1] Significant plants in the area include Hoop Pine, Cliff Malletwood, Grevillea robusta and Muellerina myrtifolia.[2]

The summit of Wilsons Peak is 1,231 metres (4,039 ft) above sea level.

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  1. ^ Hunter, R. John (December 2004) [2003]. "World Heritage and Associative Natural Values of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves of Australia" (PDF). NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (PDF). Government of New South Wales. p. 66. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Myrtle-leaf Mistletoe - profile". Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW). Archived from the original on 7 September 2006.

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