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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 Vulnerable
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Callitriche cyclocarpa (Western Water-starwort) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jw) [Conservation Advice].
 
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan not required, included on the Not Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans
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
NSW: Listed as Vulnerable (Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (New South Wales): December 2013 list)
VIC: Listed as Threatened (Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (Victoria): February 2014 list)
Non-statutory Listing Status
VIC: Listed as Vulnerable (Advisory List of Rare or Threatened Plants in Victoria: 2005)
Scientific name Callitriche cyclocarpa [7477]
Family Callitrichaceae:Callitrichales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Hegelm.
Infraspecies author  
Reference Hegelmaier, C.F. (1869) Verhandlungen des Botanischen Vereins f~yr die Provinz Brandenburg 10: 116
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
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Agriculture and Aquaculture:Land clearing, habitat fragmentation and/or habitat degradation Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Callitriche cyclocarpa (Western Water-starwort) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jw) [Conservation Advice].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Callitriche cyclocarpa (Western Water-starwort) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jw) [Conservation Advice].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Mixed farms:Habitat modification and destruction due to use of irrigation activities Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Callitriche cyclocarpa (Western Water-starwort) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jw) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Callitriche cyclocarpa (Western Water-starwort) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jw) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Sus scrofa (Pig) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Callitriche cyclocarpa (Western Water-starwort) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jw) [Conservation Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Alteration of hydrological regimes and water quality Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Callitriche cyclocarpa (Western Water-starwort) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jw) [Conservation Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Dams and Water Management/Use:Changes in hydrology including habitat drainage Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Callitriche cyclocarpa (Western Water-starwort) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008jw) [Conservation Advice].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Callitriche cyclocarpa in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:25:01 +1000.