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Species Profile and Threats Database


For information to assist proponents in referral, environmental assessments and compliance issues, refer to the Policy Statements and Guidelines (where available), the Conservation Advice (where available) or the Listing Advice (where available).
 
In addition, proponents and land managers should refer to the Recovery Plan (where available) or the Conservation Advice (where available) for recovery, mitigation and conservation information.

EPBC Act Listing Status Listed as Endangered
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan required, this species had a recovery plan in force at the time the legislation provided for the Minister to decide whether or not to have a recovery plan (19/2/2007).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans Stirling Range Beard Heath (Leucopogon gnaphalioides) Interim Recovery Plan 2001-2003 (Phillimore, R. & A. Brown, 2001b) [Recovery Plan].
 
Other EPBC Act Plans Threat abatement plan for disease in natural ecosystems caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi (Department of the Environment, 2014a) [Threat Abatement Plan].
 
Federal Register of
    Legislative Instruments
Declaration under s178, s181, and s183 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - List of threatened species, List of threatened ecological communities and List of threatening processes (Commonwealth of Australia, 2000) [Legislative Instrument].
 
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Critically Endangered (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013 list)
Scientific name Leucopogon gnaphalioides [21609]
Family Epacridaceae:Ericales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Stschegl.
Infraspecies author  
Reference Bulletin de la Societe Imp~Priale des Naturalistes de Moscou 32(1) (1859) 14.
Distribution map Species Distribution Map

This is an indicative distribution map of the present distribution of the species based on best available knowledge. See map caveat for more information.

Illustrations Google Images

The following table lists known and perceived threats to this species. Threats are based on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) threat classification version 1.1.

Threat Class Threatening Species References
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Droughts:Drought Stirling Range Beard Heath (Leucopogon gnaphalioides) Interim Recovery Plan 2001-2003 (Phillimore, R. & A. Brown, 2001b) [Recovery Plan].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Recreational Activities:Soil disturbance and/or trampling due to bushwalking Stirling Range Beard Heath (Leucopogon gnaphalioides) Interim Recovery Plan 2001-2003 (Phillimore, R. & A. Brown, 2001b) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) Stirling Range Beard Heath (Leucopogon gnaphalioides) Interim Recovery Plan 2001-2003 (Phillimore, R. & A. Brown, 2001b) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Stirling Range Beard Heath (Leucopogon gnaphalioides) Interim Recovery Plan 2001-2003 (Phillimore, R. & A. Brown, 2001b) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Vegetation and habitat loss caused by dieback Phytophthora cinnamomi Threat abatement plan for disease in natural ecosystems caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi (Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA), 2009w) [Threat Abatement Plan].
Stirling Range Beard Heath (Leucopogon gnaphalioides) Interim Recovery Plan 2001-2003 (Phillimore, R. & A. Brown, 2001b) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Predation, competition, habitat degradation and/or spread of pathogens by introduced species Stirling Range Beard Heath (Leucopogon gnaphalioides) Interim Recovery Plan 2001-2003 (Phillimore, R. & A. Brown, 2001b) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Stirling Range Beard Heath (Leucopogon gnaphalioides) Interim Recovery Plan 2001-2003 (Phillimore, R. & A. Brown, 2001b) [Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate prescribed regimes and/or vegetation management to control fire regimes Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Natural System Modifications:Other Ecosystem Modifications:Vegetation and habitat mortality caused by dieback Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Leucopogon gnaphalioides in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:42:24 +1000.