Two Peoples Bay Andersonia  |  

Andersonia pinaster

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

Andersonia sp. Two Peoples Bay, Family Epacridaceae, also known as Two Peoples Bay Andersonia, is a compact bushy shrub up to 40 cm high. The dark green, densely packed leaves (up to 15 mm long) are slightly contorted due to being fused to sheathing bases. The tubular flowers are pale blue outside, bearded white inside and surrounded by pointed, white calyx lobes. Andersonia sp. Two Peoples Bay was described as Andersonia pinaster in 2007.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Andersonia pinaster

    The main potential threat to the species is inappropriate fire regimes.