A large section of a threatened tree has fallen on the corner of Moss Vale and Eridge Park Road in Burradoo.
This tree is a Eucalyptus macarthurii, or Paddy's River Box, once a very prominent species in the area, but now uncommon due to land clearing. The tree is listed as a Vulnerable Species under the threatened Species Conservation Act 1995.
The Paddy's River Box is a significant species in Southern Highlands Shale Woodland ecological community which is listed as an Endangered. Growing under the tree are grasses and perennials typical of this community.
More to come.