The tree covered slopes form an integral part of the character of the Western Shores. The endangered Pittwater Spotted Gum Forest is the dominant
ecological community. Under the canopy is a layer of tall shrubs and small trees of medium to high density and vines with smaller shrubs and
grasses at the forest floor level.
If you are interested in planting natives or identifying a plant in your garden Pittwater Council has compiled a comprehensive list of local native