The City of Ryde is home to a number of native vegetation communities. The natural vegetation supports a rich variety of animal life and native plant species. The vegetation communities have been categorized based on the relevant geology of which they occur on. The geology includes; Shale, Sandstone and saline wetlands.
Although a large percentage of the City of Ryde’s natural vegetation has been cleared, significant bushland areas have survived.
To find out more about the types of native vegetation communities found in Ryde or if you curious about the types of plants that grow within these communities, view a species list from the vegetation communities listed below.