FW: [canberrabirds] Re: Exotic plants for our native birds

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Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Re: Exotic plants for our native birds
From: "Geoffrey Dabb" <>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 18:02:15 +1000


From: boy nature [
Sent: Thursday, 19 May 2011 1:22 PM
To: Dow, Coral (DPS)
Subject: RE: [canberrabirds] Re: Exotic plants for our native birds


There are 20,000 vascular plant species in Australia. So, there are many species to chose from. Maybe you haven't found the right ones yet.
There are 30,000 introduced species and 1-3,000 species of weeds.
Australia is unique in many ways.
I see no need to plant exotics for 'native' birds.


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