A range of teacher professional learning programs will be developed to accompany the Biodiversity of the Western Volcanic Plains online outreach...
Perennial with a lifespan of 10-15 years to 30 years if conditions are suitable. Seeds only last one season in the soil so need to germinate before the autumn break, otherwise most of the seeds rot or are eaten by soil invertebrates. Threats to survival include weeds, lack of burning, grazing by stock and physical disturbance.
Bright yellow flower heads, surrounded by overlapping, wrinkled, dull greenish petal-like bracts to form a button flower which can be 8-20 mm across.
|Life Form Group||
|Life Form Codes||
Medium Herb (MH)
EVC 132_61: Heavier-soils Plains Grassland
Native to Australia
Distribution maps indicate current and historic locations where species have been sighted.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
|DEPI Advisory List||
Listed as threatened
|FFG Action Statement|
The conservation status of species is listed within Victoria and Australia.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industry (DEPI) Advisory List consists of non-statutory advisory lists of rare or threatened flora and fauna within Victoria.
The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) lists threatened species in Victoria. Under the Act, an Action Statement is produced for each listed species.
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation, listing nationally threatened native species and ecological communities.