National recovery plan for the Sand Ixodia (Ixodia achillaeoides subsp. arenicola)
Victorian Government Department of Sustainability and Environment
- National recovery plan for the Sand Ixodia (Ixodia achillaeoides subsp. arenicola) (PDF - 245 KB) | (RTF - 1,170 KB)
The Sand Ixodia Ixodia achillaeoides subsp. arenicola is a small shrub growing in coastal areas of south-western Victoria and south-eastern South Australia. Only four populations, containing 3,000–3,500 mature plants, are known. Current threats include weed invasion, disturbance and erosion. The Sand Ixodia is listed as Vulnerable under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. This national Recovery Plan for the Sand Ixodiais the first recovery plan for the species and details its distribution, habitat, threats and recovery objectives and actions necessary to ensure its long-term survival.