Mount Compass Oak-bush  |  

Allocasuarina robusta

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Allocasuarina robusta, Family Casuarinaceae, also known as Mount Compass Oak-bush or Mount Compass Sheoak, is a rigid, erect shrub that grows to 3 m. Branchlets are reddishbrown to grey coloured and grow to 20 cm long. Branchlet segments are 7–12 mm long and have rings of 5–7 teeth. Cones grow on short stalks or are stalkless.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Allocasuarina robusta

    The main potential threat to Mount Compasss Oak bush is inappropriate fire regimes.