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Aboriginal Use of Native Plants

Home Blackbean Native leek Bunya pine Cabbage tree palm
Candlenut tree Flax Lily Figs Grass tree Gymea Lily
Kurrajongs Lawyer cane Lilly pilly Mat-rush Marri
Nardoo fern Pandanus Paper bark Pig face Quandong
Native raspberry Rock lily Bluebell creeper Warrigal greens Wattles
Brush Cherry Burdekin plum Bush tomatoes Davidson's plum Native citrus
Illawarra plum Kakadu plum Kangaroo apple Lemon aspen Lemon myrtle
Muntries Riberry Tasmanian pepper Tree fern Cycads
Milk-maids Bracken fern Tassel bush Native clematis Fringe lily

Wattles


Acacia species

<i>Acacia salicina</i> at Mt Annan Botanic Gardens Leaves of A. salicina (Cooba or Willow-leaved Wattle ), used by Aborigines to stun fish to make catching easier Acacia aneura or mulga wattle used for spears, shields and wattle seed for food Flowers and seed pods on Mulga wattle, Mt Annan Boatnic Gardens seed pods on Mulga wattle, Mt Annan Boatnic Gardens


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