The Spiny Everlasting, a member of the daisy family, is a short, rigid, perennial shrub, with persistent woody stems and spine-tipped branches which are covered in short, dense, white-velvety hairs.
Spiny Everlasting, Spiny Daisy |
Status: Critically Endangered on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
Australian Government, Listing Advices, Acanthocladium dockeri
These surveys indicated that the total number of shoots increased from 775 to 823 (at the Thornlea population) and from 352 to 518 (at the Rusty Cab population) despite; or possibly because of; being burnt by a fire in January 2001.
The total number of shoots increased from 775 to 823 at the Thornlea population and from 352 to 518 at the Rusty Cab population despite; or possibly because of; being burnt by a fire in January 2001.