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The Heath Plant

The Heath Plant

A wide-ranging variety of heath plants grow on the Central Plateau in different habitat types. From micro-heath just centimeters high to tall heaths up to 2 meters, some species are plain while others display a range of vibrant colors.

General Flora in Tasmania

General Flora in Tasmania

The alpine and subalpine areas on the Central Plateau are home to significant Tasmanian flora with many endemic plant species. Some plants are descended from when Australia was part of the ancient supercontinent, Gondwana, which broke apart millions of years ago.