Austrostipa bronwenae  |  

Austrostipa bronwenae

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Perennial rhizomatous grass to 1.5 metres tall (with flower spikes). Leaves to 45 cm long, terete, rolled or involute, abaxial surface not ribbed. Inflorescence 10-20 cm long. Flowering from October through November.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Austrostipa bronwenae

    Sand mining; proposed development; weed competition and a drying climate will impact further on the habitat in all of the locations. 4.

    Past and current Fire and firebreak maintenance Entire Moderate Increased frequency of fire will deplete the soil seed store.