The Yalgorup Lake System is home to the largest natural stand of Tuart (E. gomphocephala) in the world. E gomphocephala is a woodland tree endemic to the Swan Coastal Plain of Western Australia. It is of supreme importance in this area as it is one of the few eucalypts capable of surviving on limestone soils (Barber et al., 2010).

What is certain is that the tuarts in and around Yalgorup need help and not more stress from
interference with ground water, under storey clearing and all the other impacts
that would come with a significant population increase in the area.

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