1. A photographic guide to
the flora of Barrm Birrm,
by Russell Best & David FrancisBarrm Birrm is the name given to the slopes of the Macedon Range that provide the backdrop to the township of Riddells Creek, 50km NW of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The book details all of the 208 native plant species known to exist on the bushland of Barrm Birrm. This amounts to about 40% of the flora found in the Macedon Range and
1/25th of flora of Victoria.
It is the most comprehensive book of the Macedon Range flora currently available.
$15 (plus p & p; eg. $4.35 per book for 1-2 books - see order form attached bottom of this page)Please forward a completed order form (link to order form pdf is at the bottom of this page) together with cheque or money order to:
Riddells Creek Landcare,
PO Box 292,
Riddells Creek. VIC 3431.
For EFT payments:
Message/Reference: [Your Name]
Name of Bank: Bendigo Bank
Name of Account: Riddells Creek Landcare Group
BSB number: 633‐000 Account number: 136551140
Enquiries for bulk orders (more than two books), country, interstate & wholesale email: email@example.com
or phone Jacquey on (03) 5428 6605.
NB. Discount applies for Landcare groups, 'Friends of' groups and APS group bulk orders.
All proceeds go to Riddells Creek Landcare
Plants found on Barrm Birrm since publication (since May 2009):
Name changes (since the 2007 census):
Acaena novae-zelandiae - in flower (p.44)
Acaena ovina - in flower (p.44)
Caladenia praecox - pinkish flower (p.2)
Crassula decumbens - in flower (p.46)
Drosera macrantha - in flower (p.42)
In the simple key on p.51, white/cream flowers with five petals should also refer to page 40.
The book was funded by a Port Philip & Westernport Catchment Management Authority Community Grant, the Australian Plant Society (Victoria), Macedon Ranges Shire Council and Riddells Creek Landcare.