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Pimelea spinescens ssp. spinescens
Perennial. Provides nectar for butterflies. Habitat loss is the main cause for the decline of this endangered species. It is sensitive to herbicides that may be used to control weed species nearby.
The stems of older branches have spine-like tips. Leaves are opposite and decussate in this Pimelia species.
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Small Shrub (SS)
EVC 55_63: Higher Rainfall Plains Grassy Woodland
Native to Australia
spinescens ssp. spinescens
Distribution maps indicate current and historic locations where species have been sighted.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
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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.