95.Burgessiana Reserve, Taronga Way:

95.Burgessiana Reserve, Taronga Way:

Location: Backtrack to GWH and proceed about 2.4km turning left at the traffic lights along Grose Road. Proceed along Grose Road turning left at Muriel Street opposite Springwood High and then left into Taronga Way. Burgessia Reserve is located on the ridge below the road and can be accessed via a walking track.

Altitude, Lat/Long: 410m AHD;-33.6864,150.5440;

Time required at site: 30 mins

Relevance to Cox’s Road: Cox’s Road is about 650m south of this reserve. The Reserve is dominated by Eucalyptus burgessiana, a rare and threatened species with limited location, very possibly occurring along some sections of Cox’s Road around Faulconbridge around 1815, but not described or recognised as a species by any colonial botanists who came through this way. Enables participants to sample some of the vegetation communities in the Lower Blue Mountains.

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